Danish Kartoffelferie, Ten Days of Potato Picking!! (Part Two)

That Sunday, October 14th, we arrived to our little bed and breakfast in the mountains outside of Assisi, Italy. Assisi is situated in Umbria, which is basically Tuscany! This bed and breakfast, Le Mandrie Di San Paolo, is built on a farm house dating back 1000 years. It is now owned and operated by three … Continue reading Danish Kartoffelferie, Ten Days of Potato Picking!! (Part Two)

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Danish Kartoffelferie, Ten Days of Potato Picking!! (Part One)

Last week was Kartoffelferie, which is Denmark's ten day potato holiday. Why is it called a potato holiday, you ask? Well, in Denmark this autumn break used to be extremely important for potato harvesting; thus, families and their children took days off to help along in the potato fields. Now, I didn't actually go anywhere near … Continue reading Danish Kartoffelferie, Ten Days of Potato Picking!! (Part One)

Part II: The Land of Many Vikings and Even More Fjords, Norway!!

Part II: Rise and Shine!! Friday morning at 6am Jordan and I embarked on our first of five trip, Eurorail journey! We got on a train to Oslo, Norway! Prior to getting to Europe we decided to travel by train for most of our trips because that was the old fashioned, traditional way of travel. … Continue reading Part II: The Land of Many Vikings and Even More Fjords, Norway!!