Eiswelt in Mainz
I finally figured out that when the weather has chilled with a wetness that makes us shiver but not quite cold enough for snow, then we can know for a certainty that winter has to come to Germany. Looking for a little winter cheer, the girls and I decided to join our local homeschool friends for a trip […]
Scouting New Places to Take the Family! Here are My Top 5
I love to travel the way some people can take solace in knitting a scarf. My friend calls this angry knitting. My step-mom describes this as allowing the magic to flow through you. All I know is if there is such a thing as a knitting chakra, it’s blocked. My travel chakra on the other […]
“Berlin combines the culture of New York, the traffic system of Tokyo, the nature of Seattle, and the historical treasures of, well, Berlin.” – Hiroshi Motomura, Immigration Outside the Law Berlin was an interesting place. A single visit may never be enough! Read more over at; The Walls We Build Chocolate Berlin Bomber Returns to Frankfurt […]
How Bad do YOU suck at Traveling?
Traveling in Europe sucks… If you are a Jerk. Recently I had a friend traveling with me for two weeks. For two weeks she was a source of amusement. For two weeks her Americanism was showing… More than that, for two weeks we were jerks. Coming back from our whirlwind adventure I spotted a local community […]
Black Forest Travelers, Trips, and Tips You Don’t want to Miss!
In my Hidden Gems of the Black Forest post I shared with you our early spring/ late winter adventure. In this post I’ll share with you what else you can expect to experience in the Black Forest for the rest of the year! Plus I’ll add links to others who have enjoyed their visit! Black Forest […]
Discover the Hidden Gems of the Black Forest!
As a child I have fond memories of escaping with my father to the Black Forest. I remember traveling on a train and meeting new friends over a dining cart. I remember taking a bus to a visit a shop and their cuckoo clocks. When Honey Bear asked me where I wanted to go… I knew where my […]
First Day Hike
Across my Facebook feed popped up an invitation to start the New Year right with a little hike. Back in the states hikers were heading out to take advantage of their local National Park terrain. There was no reason we couldn’t participate in our own way, right here in Germany. Well there was one reason. […]
2016 New Year Fireworks in Wiesbaden
Originally we had plans to be in Mainz this year. Honey Bear ended up having to work New Year’s Day so we decided to stay close to Wiesbaden. I figure this would be a fun event to shoot. Up to this point my attempts to take pictures of fireworks were total flops. Traditionally, we tend to […]
I recently had the opportunity to escape with a friend to Mannheim. She had lovely memories she wanted to share with me and I was happy to accept. BarockSchloss Mannheim was the first place we went to. This is where my friend went to school. Though it is known around the world for its business and economic […]