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Travel Photo Thursday: New Mexico Thunderstorm

Travel Photo Thursday: New Mexico Thunderstorm

Last November we drove to Taos over Thanksgiving weekend for the opening of Taos Ski Valley for the winter season 2011/12. It’s a good seven hour drive from Lubbock. If you’re not from …Read the Rest

Texas Horned Toad Pictures

Texas Horned Toad Pictures

The Texas horned toad is really a lizard that kind of looks like a toad because of its head. It’s also often affectionately called a horny toad. Having never seen …Read the Rest

Only in Texas: Skull with Horns on Truck

Only in Texas: Skull with Horns on Truck

When we were in San Marcos for a car race a few months ago, I spotted a little gem for my Only in Texas series. I’m still not nearly as brave as …Read the Rest

The Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta

The Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta

Another Travel Photo Thursday 🙂 Today I’d like to share some pictures I took on a walk through the Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta. Yes, visiting the museum is a bit like …Read the Rest

Pumpkins Everywhere: Pumpkin Village in the Dallas Arboretum

Pumpkins Everywhere: Pumpkin Village in the Dallas Arboretum

It’s October and in Texas (probably in the US) that means pumpkins are everywhere. This is not a tradition we have in Germany – in fact, I’m not even sure …Read the Rest

Good Food in Atlanta: Southern Food vs. Soul Food

Good Food in Atlanta: Southern Food vs. Soul Food

I think Laurel’s idea of having Food Fridays is awesome, because food is a huge part of travelling and discovering the local culture – in my humble opinion 😉 When …Read the Rest

Biggest Aquarium in the World: The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

Biggest Aquarium in the World: The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

After witnessing what I now know is called a “haboob” (huge dust storm for those of you lucky enough to have never been in one :)) this week, I can …Read the Rest

Only in Texas: Dust Storm Pictures and Videos

Only in Texas: Dust Storm Pictures and Videos

When I was leaving work last night, I was thinking about how to best share my impressions of Atlanta and Toronto with you guys. I left the building and was …Read the Rest

New Mexico Festivals: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

New Mexico Festivals: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

One of the fun things to do while travelling is attending local festivals. And when one of my friends from Germany visited us here in West Texas a few years …Read the Rest

Horseback Riding in Texas

Horseback Riding in Texas

So… imagine you live in a place with very few touristy things you can take your visitors to see or do. However, your visitors flew a long way to be …Read the Rest

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