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Lake Constance - Holiday on the Bodensee

August is ‘vacation month’ for many Europeans. Shops close, traffic congests at all hours of the day, and a vacant hotel room is almost impossible to find. So, where do you go if you already ..
(August 23, 2007)
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Wuerttemberg Memorial Chapel - Tribute to a Young Queen

Perched atop a vineyard-covered hill, the lonely Wuerttemberg Memorial Chapel enjoys a magnificent view of the Stuttgart area’s wine country. Although it sits in reverent silence, the chapel ..
(July 20, 2007)
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A Tuscan State of Mind

Sometimes traveling isn’t just about going to a destination; it’s a state of mind. Physically, I’ve been trapped in South Carolina for seven months now while mentally I try and put ..
(July 13, 2007)
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Oberammergau - Devoted to a Passionate Promise

Located in southern Germany not far from the Austrian border, Oberammergau is adorably charismatic and enchanting. Streets are lined with half-timbered houses whose flower boxes are exploding with ..
(July 06, 2007)
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Monrepos Castle - Ludwigsburg's Silent Charmer

The exquisite baroque Residence Castle steals the thunder in the town of Ludwigsburg, Germany. Its proud and stately demeanor vies any other historical building in the area. However, the quiet little .
(June 22, 2007)
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Pompeii - A City of Death Lives On

Amid the hardened ash and pumice of a two-thousand year old disaster lies a city so perfectly preserved, it sparks the imagination of even the most indifferent visitor. Pompeii has become more of a ..
(June 14, 2007)
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Traveling With a Child's Perspective

Within a few short months of giving birth to our first child, my husband got word that the Army, in all of its wisdom, decided that moving us to the other side of the world was a good idea. This ..
(June 14, 2007)
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Solitude Palace - Stuttgart's Silent Pleasure

On the outskirts of Stuttgart lies an ironic little palace. Designed for Duke Carl Eugen, Solitude Palace is a wonderful display of showy Baroque architecture yet its location, its purpose, and even ..
(April 14, 2007)
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Medieval Charm in Modern Day

Uneven cobblestone streets, short, squatty doorways, aged half-timbered houses, and all contained within an imposingly thick wall of stone – you’ve just entered Rothenburg ob der Tauber. One ..
(April 14, 2007)
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Schwetzingen Castle: Heidelberg’s Neglected Cousin

Each year, hundreds and hundreds of tourists flock to the famous Heidelberg Castle for pictures of the exquisite red ruins. Unfortunately, many of those visitors overlook the nearby Schwetzingen ..
(February 08, 2007)
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