Locarno is located in the Ticino Canton of Switzerland, all the way in the south, near Italy. It’s still mountainous, but it has a much warmer climate than the northern part of Switzerland, where we live. We had a free weekend in the spring, so we headed south to check out where the Swiss speak… Continue reading A sunny weekend in Locarno
Barcelona!! What a fantastic spring break choice. We enjoyed a beautiful week in Catalonia’s capital city and we were blessed with perfect spring weather. Grandpa and Grandma Marini joined in on the fun, which made it even better. We had heard that the best way to see Barcelona was via bike, so off we went… Continue reading Spring Break in Barcelona
The excitement was enormous with the approach of our first friends visiting from Chicago. It’s an interesting thing when you move away. People from home ask a lot about your life abroad, but when you start telling them, they zone out. They’re either not really all that interested, or it’s just too hard to understand… Continue reading Friends from home visit!