London New Year’s Eve

With many thanks to our dear friend Lauren, we set our NYE sights on London to ring in 2018. She had done it the year before and had a great spot. With her recommendations, we had to go! Tickets: The Mayor of London has a website with a ticket sales countdown that begins in September. The... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh, Scotland in August

To get the flight times we wanted, we connected in Brussels (Brussels Air) on the way there, and returned direct on on the way back on EasyJet. Direct is about a 2 hour flight, with an hour time change from Stuttgart. Uber is a thing there, however there is a premium charge for an early... Continue Reading →

Copenhagen Beer Celebration (again) Top 9

The flight from Stuttgart to Copenhagen, Denmark is just over an hour. We flew Scandinavian (SAS) air which provides a free non-alcoholic beverage - a life-saver when the only direct flight in the morning is at 6 a.m. (coffee!). Stuttgart airport 6 a.m. flights are surprisingly crowded so get there 90 min early vs. the... Continue Reading →

Drinking Port in Porto, Portugal

From Stuttgart, there are cheap direct flights, with one caveat, the only return option leaves at 7 a.m. I arranged a car to and from the airport from Shuttle Direct it was about 60 dollars total for the two of us roundtrip. Worth it since our flight was so early, even though the driver was 10... Continue Reading →

5 days in Wiesbaden rockin Rheingau

I had the opportunity to attend a last minute training class in Wiesbaden, 2-3 hours from Stuttgart. I knew nothing about the area, but ended up having a great time with things left over to do that we did not have time to see. Taking class time into consideration during the bulk of the day, five... Continue Reading →

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