Monday, December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from All of Us at Incredible Memories Travel!
We offer you some photos of our own Incredible Christmas Memories!

From Hogwarts at Warner Brothers Studios, London

From a French Christmas Market - Lille, France 

From Bad Wimpfen, Germany

From Walt Disney World

From Innsbruck, Austria

Peles Castle - Romania
Who can name the Netflix Original Christmas movie that is filmed here?

Monday, December 10, 2018

Over the River and Through the Woods

to Grandmother's house we go!  Or perhaps its your daughter's? Your son's?  Your sister's?  Anyway you get the point.

There is nothing like the holidays to entice us to make a road trip to be with the ones we love.  As a military family, we are seasoned road trippers.  Whether its moving from one state to another, a complete cross country move, or a grand adventure exploring Europe, we know how to put some miles on our car and to not only survive the time, but how to pass it pleasantly.

And #1 in our bag is of tricks is audiobooks!  Whether we download them from the library on to our Hoopla and Overdrive accounts, or use our good old CDs, audiobooks are a crucial part of surviving these long journeys.

My all time favorite goes back to the days of audiocassettes - we wore out 2 sets before we finally retired this series.  I'm excited to see it is back on Amazon on audio CD's.  Its a classic.  We still quote lines from this series.  "To hear is obey" is still music to this mama's ears!

BBC's Chronicles of Narnia is a full cast radio dramatization of the Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis and was loved by adults and children alike in our family.

Our current favorite is Cabin Pressure another BBC production, starring Benedict Cumberpatch.  We laugh out loud, and often text our favorite lines to our adult children as we drive along.  We're on month 11 of the "yellow car" game introduced in one episode.    This series  is quickly becoming a tradition for all trips to see our adult children.

Not Disney's version of Peter Pan, our family really enjoyed this unabridged version of the original story.  Peter Pan really was a naughty boy and this book has some great moral lessons.

Incredible memories and bonding time are definitely possible on a long road trip, especially when your family shares in some wonderful stories along the day.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Happy December!

Wow, a month has gone by with no blog updates! How did that happen?   No, we have not fallen off the face of the earth, nor have we gone out of business!  Just the contrary, we've been working on exciting new developments, educating ourselves to better serve our clients and have been busy planning some awesome last minute Christmas trips as well as spectacular trips for clients in 2019! 

The holidays are upon us and unless you're from a warm climate, its the time of year when our thoughts turn to dreams of a White Christmas and our prayers often reflect our fervent wishes to "let it snow! let it snow! let it snow!" 

While its a beautiful day here today - a very unseasonable sunny and 70 degrees - its not exactly what motivates me to start up my Christmas baking.  And since I NEED to start my Christmas baking, and this blog NEEDS a post, today I bring you SNOW! 


Austrian Alps

Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany

The Zugspitze - Top of the Alps

Scottish Highlands

I hope my little walk down memory lane, helps you (and me) get into the holiday baking spirit and also proves, that there is NO bad time to plan a trip to Europe. Its exquisitely beautiful year round and each season offers up its own brand of magic!