if you missed it, here’s where you can find parts one, two and three!

Oh friends! Can I tell you how much we loved Berlin? What an amazing city filled with history and beauty. We ate delicious food and saw historical sites. We visited a couple museums that gave us so much insight into WW2 and the Berlin Wall.

Our first full day in Berlin was a Sunday and it was one of the best and worst days of our trip. It was incredible because we were able to see so much of the city.  I took tons of pictures and I loved it. It was so hard because David wasn’t feeling well and by bedtime I was a mess. I had an ugly meltdown and it was just plain HARD. These pictures are beautiful but I want to be honest about how hard that day was and how desperate I felt by the end of it. Traveling with kiddos can be challenging–and because David refused to walk I was worn our physically and emotionally.

There is lots of construction happening all over Berlin. The wall came down in 1990 but there is still rebuilding to be done.

There were sections of the wall right outside our hotel. We stayed at the Marriott in the heart of Berlin and it was perfect!

We had the BEST apple strudel I’ve ever tasted at Restaurant Mommseneck. We went back for more a second time!

There are pink pipes that run throughout the city center–apparently they pump water away from the city because it’s built on marshy land.

Someone put a black sticker over the red light to create a heart shape. Isn’t that beautiful?!

Bricks show where the wall once stood.

A happy meal made Matthias’ day!

We got our passports stamped at Checkpoint Charlie.

This rascal wouldn’t walk. Ugh, it was so frustrating!

 I have more pics from Berlin to share! Stay tuned!

Where is the farthest you’ve traveled from home or where is a place you would love to visit?