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Travel to Normandy: Trouville-Sur-Mer

Travel to Normandy: Trouville-Sur-Mer

Remember how I couldn’t stop gushing about the beautiful Normandy town Honfleur a while ago? There is another little town right around the corner that deserves just as much praise: …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

Italian Cemetery in Monte San Vito

Italian Cemetery in Monte San Vito

Last summer we  spent a good week in Rome and took a quick day trip to Monte San Vito, a tiny town at the other side of the country. Sounds …Read the Rest

Lakes in Germany: Aggertalsperre

Lakes in Germany: Aggertalsperre

Writing about green spaces and parks in Germany the other week reminded me of a fun part of my summers growing up outside of Cologne: trips to the lakes in …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

Lakes near Rome: Lago di Martignano

Lakes near Rome: Lago di Martignano

If you find yourself in Rome during summer and the beaches close to the city aren’t your thing, you could give one of the many lakes near Rome a try. Believe …Read the Rest

Weird Food Names and a Great Lunch in London

Weird Food Names and a Great Lunch in London

I’m sure finding a great lunch in London is not hard – unless you’re trying to find restaurants from the top of a tour bus. When we were doing our …Read the Rest

Beaches near Rome: Santa Marinella

Beaches near Rome: Santa Marinella

Have you ever been to Rome in August? It is beautiful as it always it – just hotter. The big difference to other times of the year is that everybody …Read the Rest

Brittany Travel: Pretty Pont L’Abbe

Brittany Travel: Pretty Pont L’Abbe

Before heading to Normandy this January, we spent a good week in Brittany. We usually stay in a small coastal town close to Quimper called Lesconil and do a lot of walking on the …Read the Rest

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