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Tutti A Tavola Cooking Holiday, Tuscany

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Time of year: Spring Lodging:La Casa53013 Gaiole, Chianti, SienaTel: 0039-0577-738-707 Cooking Holiday: The class included a welcome reception, three evening cooking classes, a day time wine tasting/vineyard tour, and a daytime trip to the market. The evening meals were included after you cook it. The […]

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Switzerland and Italy Trip

Information below courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide – used with permission Place: Strasbourg,France1 night;Lake Lugano,Switzerlandfor 1 week;Verona,Italy3 nights. Time: Early July, weather was wonderful; mostly sunny, temperatures normally in mid-80s. One day of heavy rain in Lugano. Directions: Stayed one night inStrasbourg,Franceon way down. Estimate about 8 hour drive otherwise. […]

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Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic Trip

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Time of year: April 3-10, 2004 — Only had one day of rain, otherwise we hit beautiful weather. (It was nice also going during Easter break as there wasn’t a shortage of Easter decorations and traditions around each area.) Itinerary: Stayed the first night in […]

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6 countries in 1 week

Information below courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide – used with permission Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria in One Trip First off, what were we thinking? This many countries in one week? YIKES! And, if we are visiting this many countries, what do we visit in each one to make […]

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Copenhagen and Zealand Day Trips

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Denmark’s climate is similar to Holland‘s but wetter and cooler. Always anticipate some days to be gray. We went in the springtime and we had both sunny and wet days. There is a military lodging in Copenhagen, which is open to other military ID card […]

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Ireland

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide “We made a short trip to Shannon, Ireland in June. We spent 3 days there. We flew Ryan air out of Brussels Charleroi to Shannon. Arriving late the first night, the car rental places do stay open for those late flights but make sure you […]

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Scotland

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide How to get there: Ryanair flies from Brussels/Chareloi to Glasgow Prestwick. EasyJet flies from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. Websites: http://www.ryanair.com http://www.easyjet.com (we found it cheaper through Ryanair 250.00 roundtrip for 5 people) Where we went: We started in Glasgow and spent the night near Ayr. We […]

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Boleslawiec, Poland – Pottery Shopping Trip

It seems that if you are an American women, then you’ve heard of Polish Pottery and chances are, you’ve either already been or are planning a trip to Poland to buy some. It has quite a reputation and by going to Poland, you can get beautiful pieces at a fraction of the stateside cost – […]

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Denmark – Vejle, Odense, Koge, Copenhagen, Helsingborg

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information GuideReview: “Place: Denmark, both near Copenhagen and on the main land area as well. Time of year: June, just after school ended, we had beautiful weather although expect to have some rain typically. Route: I used map-quest. We went up through Hamburg and north driving to […]

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Norway: Dalen-Bergen-Laerdal-Oslo

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Review: “Time of year you went and weather: June 2001 for one week–weather was beautiful. It went from rather chilly to comfortable, depending on if you were in the mountains or not. Only one day of rain in a week. Directions: Flew to Oslo, and […]

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