Disneyland On Strike?

Matthew’s third birthday was to be spent at Disneyland, frolicking with Mickey and Pinocchio. We didn’t have a big budget available, so we traveled on a small one. We rode in the second class train to Paris and stayed in a youth hostel. We ate picnics under the Eiffel Tower and walked between the museums to … More Disneyland On Strike?

Road Trip through Romania as it Celebrates 100 years of Nationhood

Val has just written an article for a major travel blog called Cheeseweb!  It details the best of our epic summer trip through Romania.  Click HERE to read it. You can also watch our videos below for a taste of what’s happening in each of Romania’s three regions:  Wallachia (Bucharest), Transylvania, and Moldova (Iași).   … More Road Trip through Romania as it Celebrates 100 years of Nationhood

Christmas in Aachen, Germany

How do Europeans celebrate Christmas?  In a variety of ways!  Each country has its own fascinating traditions which have come down through the ages, bringing holiday cheer to young and old.  Germans celebrate Christmas in a big way, and German Christmas Markets are an integral part of the German holiday traditions.  Follow us through the … More Christmas in Aachen, Germany

American Pilgrims in Holland

Before their historic Mayflower voyage, the Pilgrims lived in Holland! Find out more about why they went there, how their life was, and why they left for the New World, where they thrived and began the American Thanksgiving tradition. Fly-By-Night Press is dedicated to encouraging educational and mind-broadening experiences through books and travel.

Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.

    “What is that up ahead, there, on the shoulder? A tractor?”

    “No, it’s a horse cart!”

    “What’s it carrying?” I asked trying not to look.

    “I don’t…really…know….” Christine’s eyes followed the wagon as we passed the one horse rickshaw. Grungy, toothless gypsies urged their mangy bowed-back steed to move faster.

   “…strange…” I whispered squinting into the rear view mirror.

  “Watch out!” … More Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.

More Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.

More Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.