Zagreb was our first stop in Croatia, a country of only 4 million people, but 3,000 miles of coastline. We started in the landlocked capital city (which isn’t on most people’s list of stops, but should be) and immediately felt the vibe of its cool, coffee culture. They are LAID. BACK. It’s a University town … Continue reading Coffee, Cars and Cool
As we started the second half of our adventure, we found a stop that is now in our list of favorites from the entire trip. Cappadocia had the small town charm of a U.S. ski town like Breckenridge or Vail, with beautiful landscapes and lots of fun outdoor activities. The Turkish charm was prevalent throughout, … Continue reading Six Thumbs up for Cappadocia
Without intending to, it seems we had given up the first world for Lent. We were anxiously anticipating clean, modern and beautiful European cities when we arrived in Istanbul last week. And it delivered. We love the walkable cobblestone streets and sidewalk cafes, the beautiful parks and historic sites, the kind and friendly people. Istanbul is … Continue reading First World Problems
We are officially halfway through our family adventure. As expected, some days we feel we have been gone an eternity and some days it feels like we left just yesterday. We have had some amazing experiences. We have collected memories we will remember forever. We felt we needed to put together a first half superlatives … Continue reading The Glass is Half Full
We want to hear from you! More than half of the places we are going are new to us. We’ve heard or read about them and want to experience them firsthand. Maybe you already have. And that’s what we’d love to know. Tell us your favorite places, memories, foods, excursions and people you know where we … Continue reading Where in the World are the Rutledges?