Welcome to Mallorca! OK, Time to Leave

Idiots Abroad (the Sequel) Barcelona: Russians, Strikes, Lingerie Billboards and Man Buns Few months ago we went to Europe in order to visit my family in Belarus. At the beginning of the trip we had a chance to spend 5 nights in Barcelona. My sister-in-law somehow managed to convince me to do a day trip…

Local Getaway to the Rescue (Again)

My kids are currently at the end of a 4-day weekend. My Facebook feed is full of our neighbors’ fall trips to California, Florida, Mexico, etc. And, Facebook keeps sending me the “On This Day” photos that remind me of where we were exactly one year ago for our fall break: With school stress building…