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Road Tripping Europe: The Costs

How much did our road trip around Europe cost? $24,330 for 6 months for 2 people! First, logistical costs (8%). $2024 Before embarking on our epic road trip around Europe, we acquired 6-month long stay visitor visas from the French consulate.  In addition … Continue reading

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Finding, Buying, & Selling a RV in Germany

We sure learned a lot after searching, buying, registering, driving, and living in a RV in Germany and throughout Europe, and then advertising, selling, and transferring the RV when we finished the journey.  I hope the information below helps anyone … Continue reading

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Getting A Long Stay Visa For Europe

I made an ignorant American mistake.  I assumed that with my U.S. passport, I could travel all throughout Europe visa-free, hassle-free, for as long as I wanted.  It was the last part where I was oh so very wrong. Exactly … Continue reading

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Berlin

All my friends told me Berlin was edgy, hip, and grungy.  Other than the murals and scribbles of graffiti sprayed every few meters throughout the city, I didn’t think it was that at all.  Maybe that thought will change when … Continue reading

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SF to Berlin (Air Berlin)

In previous years we used United miles to travel.  This time around we used American AAdvantage miles to fly business international from San Francisco to Berlin, Germany. Although American Airlines devalued their entire AAdvantage program for 2016, we were traveling early … Continue reading

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Pinnacles National Park

We knew we had to take Scromp out one last time before tucking him away for 6 months as we tour Europe. The question was where? California is spoiled with state and national parks and recreational areas. Three days before … Continue reading

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Our Must-Haves

We’ve found ourselves gratefully jotting down tips from other travelers and sharing these tips with friends and other travelers we meet during our adventures.  Rather than trying to recall our favorite services or phone applications (apps) from memory, I’m going to … Continue reading

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