USA, Austin, Texas

Famous Austin Street Art and Murals

Greetings from Austin Mural
February 16, 2022

Austin, Texas is not only known as “The Live Music Capital of the World” but it’s also home to several famous street murals. These murals are iconic to Austin, Texas with each a unique backstory. Many of these murals are painted on the side of local business establishments. It’s been really fun to discover each mural and to find out…

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USA, Austin, Texas

Holiday Events in Austin 2021

Austin Trail of Lights
November 22, 2021

There are so many Holiday events to enjoy in Austin, Texas. Lots of experiences and activities to do, from holiday light show to cookies with Santa. One of our favorite experiences would have to be riding the train with Santa in the North Pole Flyer. Our kids love the movie, North Pole Express, and riding the train has now become…

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Las Vegas, USA, Nevada

Girls Trip to Las Vegas

Las Vegas Nevada
August 24, 2021

In July, my sisters and friends went to Las Vegas to celebrate my older sister’s doctorate virtual graduation. My sister, Abby, sister-in-law, Adel, Abby’s sister-in-law, Jade, and my good friend, Katherine, and I needed a girls’ getaway, and this Las Vegas celebration turned into a Moms’ Retreat. My older sister, Althea, lives in Las Vegas, and she planned our itinerary…

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Walt Disney World, USA, Florida, Orlando

What to Expect in Walt Disney World in 2021

Walt Disney World - Florida
April 12, 2021

My family and I went to Walt Disney World in Florida during Spring Break in March 2021. We wanted to celebrate our son’s birthday at Walt Disney World before he turned three years old. Kids under three years old have free entry into all the Disney parks. We are a Disney family and have visited Walt Disney World several times…

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Hungary, Budapest, Europe

A Stroll in Budapest

Budapest - Vajdahunyad Castle
February 26, 2021

When we travel to Croatia, most often we fly to Budapest, Hungary. We have found flying to and from Budapest is a lot cheaper than Zagreb, Croatia. Once we arrive in Budapest, it’s a drive away to Našice, my husband’s hometown. It’s also a great reason for us to explore Budapest. Budapest is one of my favorite cities in Europe…

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USA, Louisiana, New Orleans

A Stop in New Orleans

New Orleans
February 17, 2021

I have been to NOLA aka New Orleans (locals pronounce it New Awlins) several times during my college years. Many memories with my husband (then boyfriend) attending the Mardi Gras celebration, walking down Bourbon St. and enjoying the music and local food. One time my friend invited my sister and me to the Krewe of Bacchus parade and Mardi Gras…

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Europe, Croatia, Zadar

Discover Zadar, Croatia

Zadar Croatia
February 9, 2021

Zadar is one of my favorite cities in Croatia. It is a big old city along the Adriatic Sea with beautiful beaches and sunsets. It’s a fun place to visit. My husband used to spend his Summers here when he was younger. He has fond memories of his childhood there. I hope our children will always remember these memories. We…

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Croatia, Našice, Europe

Home in Našice, Croatia

Našice, Croatia
February 4, 2021

My husband is Croatian, and we often visit Croatia during the Summer. Croatia is our home away from home and our base for traveling to other parts of Europe. My husband is from the town of Našice.  It takes us about 24 hours to travel from Austin to Našice.  It’s a long and arduous trip especially traveling with kids.  Once…

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Texas, USA, Austin

Home in Austin, Texas

Austin Skyline from Zilker Park
January 28, 2021

In Summer 2011, we visited Austin for the first time and knew this was where we wanted to raise our family. We really liked what Austin had to offer. It has a family-friendly environment, a good public education, an affordable housing market, a good job market in the tech industry, and many events and activities. After that one visit, we…

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