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Home Is… Where?

Home Is… Where?

Marco and I just moved! Same city in Texas, just a few blocks away from our old place, but we now have a yard and a garage and generally more …Read the Rest

Beautiful Tuscany: An Evening in Siena

Beautiful Tuscany: An Evening in Siena

After an amazing afternoon in Florence (here and here), we started our drive back to Ansedonia. But since Siena was practically on the way, we decided to stop there for …Read the Rest

Planning A Day In Cairo

Planning A Day In Cairo

Marco and I are moving 🙂 Still Texas, same city, but more space 🙂 And in the midst of packing boxes, we are preparing for our next trip: quick weekend in Germany, a …Read the Rest

Beautiful Tuscany: Ponte Vecchio, Love Padlocks, and Gold in Florence

Beautiful Tuscany: Ponte Vecchio, Love Padlocks, and Gold in Florence

After our lunch break and lots of good food we needed a walk and decided to head to Ponte Vecchio. On our way we first passed by the Piazza della Signora …Read the Rest

Beautiful Tuscany: Around the Duomo in Firenze aka Florence

Beautiful Tuscany: Around the Duomo in Firenze aka Florence

After our morning in Pisa, we hopped back in the tiny rental car and drove the hour and a half to Florence. We parked the car and dropped off our …Read the Rest

Free Travel? I’m in!

Free Travel? I’m in!

 Yesterday, I read this great blog post about How To Use Frequent Flier Miles (Or, How To Fly Free). It really has some great suggestions on getting the most out …Read the Rest

Confession: I Love the Drive-In

Confession: I Love the Drive-In

A drive-in theater to me is inherently American. I’ve never been to one nor have I ever seen one in Germany. Before I moved to Texas, I only knew drive-ins from American …Read the Rest

Beautiful Tuscany: A Morning in Pisa

Beautiful Tuscany: A Morning in Pisa

When we were in Tuscany, we spent most of our time in and around Ansedonia (click here for the other posts from this trip). However, we really wanted to see …Read the Rest

Health Insurance…

Health Insurance…

… is such a difficult topic. I am lucky that I have a job with an employer that offers health insurance… one of the benefits I really value! But with …Read the Rest

Beautiful Tuscany: Biking Through The Pine Forest & Dinner With A View

Beautiful Tuscany: Biking Through The Pine Forest & Dinner With A View

This is the second post in my series about our holiday in Tuscany in August 2008. We spent a lot of time at the beach just relaxing and hanging out. …Read the Rest

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