My first solo trip – Budapest, Hungary

Budapest was not only a great trip, but also my first solo trip, though it wasn’t planned that way. It worked out to be a great, forced, opportunity for me to try something I hadn’t done – travel alone. Originally, when we booked this trip, my husband was planning on coming. He had a plane…

Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim. Translation: Auschwitz. I know what you’re thinking. Why would anyone want to visit a Nazi Extermination Camp and witness the horrors and remnants of a cold, calculated plan that can only be described as pure evil? The sheer magnitude of it all, even viewed from a distance in our books, computer screens, and televisions,…