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Mud Volleyball – Raising Money and Playing in the Mud

Mud Volleyball – Raising Money and Playing in the Mud

– Do you think this could ever happen where you are from? – What do you mean? – A whole bunch of people getting dirty in the mud to raise money. Would …Read the Rest

Does Living Abroad Make You More Patriotic? Following Soccer From Abroad

Does Living Abroad Make You More Patriotic? Following Soccer From Abroad

Does living abroad make you more patriotic? This question has been bugging me for a while. I am not a very patriotic person to start out with. Yes, there are …Read the Rest

My Travel Inspirations

My Travel Inspirations

Thank you to Lisa from Gone with the Family who tagged me to participate in EasyJet’s Holidays Inspiration Initiative. Of course I’m happy to participate… even though it took me …Read the Rest

Green Spaces and Parks in Germany

Green Spaces and Parks in Germany

When Adam chose this month’s topic for our Blogger Stammtisch green spaces and parks, I actually laughed out loud. Why? Because green spaces are probably what I miss most from Germany …Read the Rest

A Taste of Home: Hackbraten (German Meatloaf)

A Taste of Home: Hackbraten (German Meatloaf)

When you are on vacation, you want to try all the new and fun foreign dishes you don’t get at home. When you are an expat, you still want to …Read the Rest

Popular Drinks in Germany

Popular Drinks in Germany

Last month, I wrote about different kinds of popular German food that I miss from Germany. This month’s Blogger Stammtisch is all about drinks instead – a topic chosen by …Read the Rest

Popular Food in Germany: What This German Expat Sometimes Dreams of

Popular Food in Germany: What This German Expat Sometimes Dreams of

It’s funny. Until you leave your home country, you don’t really realize all the things that are so particular about your country. Tiffany of No Ordinary Homestead picked food as …Read the Rest

Expat Mythbusters: Taking on Some Texas Cliches

Expat Mythbusters: Taking on Some Texas Cliches

Welcome to this edition of Blogger Stammtisch. This month I got to pick the topic and I came up with the idea of having all of us bust some myths …Read the Rest

Everything is Bigger in Texas – Even Valentine’s Day

Everything is Bigger in Texas – Even Valentine’s Day

Everything is bigger in Texas – even Valentine’s Day. In fact, it’s huge here. The commercials over the past month have bombarded us with romantic getaways and trips, flowers, personalized candy, …Read the Rest

Workout on the Road: Running

Workout on the Road: Running

Disclaimer: When reading this post you’re going to want to picture a beautiful woman that speedily runs along a sandy beach showing off her barely there tummy in a cute little tank top… …Read the Rest

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