THANK YOU.

We wanted to take an opportunity to thank every one of you, our dearest family and friends. This trip has been a once in a lifetime opportunity and we couldn’t have done it without your help. You’ve made this possible. Thank you! We’ve learned so much from this experience, not only about other cultures, but…

Day 17: Bergamo & Fog

Our plan today was to wake up early and all take the train into Milano and do some sightseeing, but we woke up to a day of rain and fog and decided to stay more local. We took a drive to Bergamo instead. Today the city of Bergamo is one of the wealthiest regions in all…

Meanwhile, in Milwaukee…

Luna and Fabio are having an extended vacation with Grandma Marie and Grandpa Chuck.  The are being spoiled and loved all day. We’d like to think they miss us but i doubt it. Cuddles from Grandma On our way to Hugo MN to spend Christmas with our cousins.

Day 07: Street Art & Harry Potter

Today we feed each of our guilty pleasures.  Marissa’s love for street art and Sandra’s fondness for Harry Potter. We took a free walking tour of the street art in the East End all along Brick Ln. Our tour guide, Colin, was great and had a very deep knowledge of the artists, many of whom…

Day 02: Tia Lorraine

Today we both made our ways to our respective offices in London… it took us a while, but we finally made it 😉 We decided to take the train to work together since our offices are just a few stops apart on the same line. Low and behold after Sandra got off at her stop…

Prep Day

We spent our last day before our trip running last minute errands, but the highlight of our day was having brunch with our uncles Neil and David and – of course – Aunt Patty. What a surprise when we received this thoughtful Christmas gift from Neil and David: After brunch, we went home to pack….

Impromptu Trip

Luna and Fabio are the luckiest dogs. As you know, they get pampered a lot, not only from us but also from their human grandparents. Grandpa Chuck loves to feed them popcorn and Grandma Marie loves to give them lots of cuddle time. Whenever we travel, we do a “puppy exchange” at Gurnee Mills –…

Our Trip Ahead

We are less than 24 hours away from our 50-day trip around the world. We couldnt’ be more excited and a little nervous for what’s ahead. We’ve been working really hard to prepare everything we need to bring along with us on this journey for months. It just doesn’t seem real. We couldnt’ have made…