Neuschwanstein Castle | Germany

The Sleeping Beauty is hands down my favorite ballet of all time. The story, Petipa's choreography, the ornate costumes, the elaborate sets... the music? Well, it was good enough for Disney filmmakers to use for the melodies for ballads and background music in the 1959 animated film. Once I found out that Walt Disney based Princess Aurora's…

Lindau, Germany

I had never heard of Lindau until B insisted we take a day trip from Heidelberg to see it. Lindau is a Bavarian town/island on the freshwater lake Bodensee. It almost borders Austria and is across the water from Switzerland. After a beautiful afternoon driving through the bright yellow-green German countryside, we arrived on the island…

England | Germany | France

Welcome 2014! Thus far it's been a whirlwind of travel, food, family, fun, and dance! This year began in London where we saw "Les Miserables" at the Queen's Theater, "Book of Mormon," some of my favorite artists' works at the Tate Modern, went to afternoon tea, and ate some insanely tasty curry. We flew back…