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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Until I moved to the US, I’d never even heard of Saint Patrick’s Day. Apparently it has turned into a celebration of everything Irish in many English-speaking countries over the …Read the Rest

Karneval in Cologne… or Why I Miss Germany Today

Karneval in Cologne… or Why I Miss Germany Today

Ever since I started being the serial expat I am today, I have missed many fun holidays in Germany. One that always makes me half-regret my decision to move abroad …Read the Rest

10 Most Memorable Travel Moments

10 Most Memorable Travel Moments

Scuba diving with dolphins. I lived in Egypt for a year a while ago and still visit often. I meet family and friends and we enjoy the beach, sea, and …Read the Rest

Anywhere in the World

Anywhere in the World

If you could pick any place in the world to settle down, where would it be? I am serious, let me know in the comments section, because I’d love to know. …Read the Rest

Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Germany

So, after partying until 4am at the “Warten auf’s Christkind” on December 23rd we went home and caught up on some sleep. We spent the next day taking care of …Read the Rest

December in Germany: Back Home Again

December in Germany: Back Home Again

Getting to Germany I know, I know, it’s February and I’m writing about my trip in December 🙂 I’ve been just too freaking busy – that’s my excuse and I’m …Read the Rest

Have I Gone Local? What Does It Even Mean?

Have I Gone Local? What Does It Even Mean?

A while ago I read this post and followed it back to the original article about expatriates who have “gone local”. They define it as expats having developed such strong …Read the Rest

Public Holidays: Germany vs. US

Public Holidays: Germany vs. US

It is Friday today and I am really, really looking forward to this long weekend – even though I just started working again two weeks ago after our Europe trip …Read the Rest

The American Dream: Part II

The American Dream: Part II

A while ago I wrote a post, The American Dream – For Members Only, about how the US limits options for owning and running a business (except for US citizens …Read the Rest

More German Christmas Cookies

More German Christmas Cookies

In another life I must have been a baker. I really enjoy making Christmas cookies and I love when other people like them 🙂 I’ve been making my way through …Read the Rest

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