Category Archives: Italy

“Stranded” in Zermatt, Switzerland

“13,000 Tourists Stranded in a Swiss Ski Resort for 2 Days” “Tourists airlifted out of Swiss ski resort of Zermatt” These are the headlines we woke up to in Zermatt, Switzerland last week, along with emails and Facebook messages from friends asking if we were okay. We had to laugh… yes, we were ‘stranded’ in a 4-star hotel, eating Swiss fondue, drinking wine, and watching the most epic snowfall we had ever been witness to in such a short period of time. Zermatt is a beautiful village tucked at the end of a box canyon in the Swiss Alps beneath […]

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The Italian and French Rivieras

We were actually supposed to stop at Palamos, Spain rather than Sète, France prior to our last stop in Barcelona. But unrest and strikes due to the Catalonian Independence movement meant we diverted last minute to this sleepy little French town. Better sleepy than angry! Luckily, all was calm and gorgeous upon arrival in our last stop, Barcelona.

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Cruising the Adriatic Sea

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Italy – Rome, Florence & Venice

Are you ready for the longest post in the history of blogposts?! Many of you know that we are on a month-long trip to celebrate Mom and Dad’s 50th wedding anniversary. (They are actually nearing 52 years, but this trip was rescheduled due to Mark’s knee surgery complications last year.) We wanted Mom and Dad to have a pictorial record of this celebratory trip, so we’ve included more pictures (and less text) than we normally do. Our rescheduled cruise didn’t include much of Italy, so we combined 10 days in Italy – Rome, Pompeii/Amalfi Coast, Florence and Venice – with […]

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Hiking above Courmayeur, Italy Monday 26 Aug

Up to Mont Chetif

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Mark & Shauna Trieb

We’re Mark and Shauna Trieb and we live in Dallas, Texas. We are actuaries-turned-adventurers and one of the truisms that guides us is: “Life is not a dress rehearsal.” So, we’re doing our best to see, meet, try, and inspire as many places, people, experiences and adventures, as we can during our one shot at life. Read More

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NOW   St Moritz, Switzerland
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