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Cologne Christmas Markets

Cologne Christmas Markets

I know it’s almost February, but indulge me and let me show you Cologne’s beautiful Christmas markets. By now I’m sure you know that I am a huge fan of this …Read the Rest

German Ads Against Discrimination

German Ads Against Discrimination

When we were in Cologne recently I kept seeing the same kind of ad against discrimination on big posters in subway stations: drawers with people neatly filed in their respective …Read the Rest

Advent in Germany: German Christmas Traditions

Advent in Germany: German Christmas Traditions

I just arrived in Germany and am looking forward to hanging out with family and friends and enjoying Advent in Germany aka the German pre-Christmas season. It’s been very Chirstmas-y …Read the Rest

Dinner With a View at The Grapes in London

Dinner With a View at The Grapes in London

I mentioned the Grapes in London – a fantastic fish restaurant in Limehouse – yesterday in my personal guide to great English food in London.  We took a bunch of …Read the Rest

Eat This: A Guide to Great English Food in London

Eat This: A Guide to Great English Food in London

Most people who visit England probably don’t go there for the food. And who can blame them? English food has the reputation of being some of the worst – in …Read the Rest

Vodafone Ad Campaign: Union Jack Cab in London

Vodafone Ad Campaign: Union Jack Cab in London

Everybody knows the black cabs that are so typical of London. But have you seen these iconic black cabs seemingly wrapped in a Union Jack flag driving through London’s streets? …Read the Rest

Grocery Shopping in Germany… and finding a bit of America

Grocery Shopping in Germany… and finding a bit of America

One of the things I like to do when I am at home in Germany is simply to go into a supermarket. As I try to find a one Euro …Read the Rest

Brittany Beach Picture

Brittany Beach Picture

Marco took this picture when we were in Brittany, France, right before Christmas last year. The place is called Plobannalec-Lesconil and is close to Pont L’Abbe and Quimper. We were …Read the Rest

Skiing in Europe vs Skiing in New Mexico

Skiing in Europe vs Skiing in New Mexico

We went skiing last weekend and it was awesome! We went to Santa Fe, NM, and I am still dreaming of the white powdery snow, the insanely blue sky, beautiful …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

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