August, 2015

Handspun Abroad: Prague

August 18, 2015

Hello, Tuesday!!  The air conditioning is cranked up a LITTLE high and so here I sit in my sweats with a blanket wrapped around me…nevermind that it is a thousand degrees outside.  #firstworldproblems, I know.  But it has me dreaming of the perfect temperature in the Czech Republic – oh, take me back!!

So let’s enter the truth zone for a minute – we LOVED Germany, truly we did, but as we wandered through castles and painted faces and sang our hearts out, it was HOT.  And we were in parts of Germany that had been largely modernized.  My old-buildings-loving…

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Handspun Travel Essentials

August 14, 2015

Happy Friday, sweet friends!  Since we are in the midst of sharing all of our international travels with you, we figured it might be a good idea to share with you HOW we did all our traveling!!  We found throughout our trips that there are a list of things for each of us that are essential to our tourism successes. 🙂  Take a look below at the things we could not live without while we were abroad!  And then get online and book those flights, because you are ready to fly!!



>>cocoon backpack

This keeps all of my…

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Handspun Abroad: Germany

August 12, 2015

Hello friends!! We have returned!  What a whirlwind this summer has been!  We kicked off a month of travel by jetting off to Europe.  Glamorous jet setters are we!  (…except absolutely not, there is a reason there are no airplane pictures below!!)  We were welcomed to Donha, a charming town just outside of Dresden, by our incredibly exuberant and excited hosts, Carsten and Petra.  Their church, Eckstein, was gearing up for a festival being thrown to celebrate the town’s 975th anniversary!! Can you imagine?? Almost a thousand years this sweet town has existed in some form.  The church itself was once…

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