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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

My Travel Inspirations

My Travel Inspirations

Thank you to Lisa from Gone with the Family who tagged me to participate in EasyJet’s Holidays Inspiration Initiative. Of course I’m happy to participate… even though it took me …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

Caverns in Texas: A Walk Through the Caverns of Sonora

Caverns in Texas: A Walk Through the Caverns of Sonora

When we went to San Angelo last year because it was one of the few places in Texas that had not cancelled their 4th of July fireworks, we decided to also …Read the Rest

Green Spaces and Parks in Germany

Green Spaces and Parks in Germany

When Adam chose this month’s topic for our Blogger Stammtisch green spaces and parks, I actually laughed out loud. Why? Because green spaces are probably what I miss most from Germany …Read the Rest

Houston Layover: Fun Things To Do In Houston

Houston Layover: Fun Things To Do In Houston

Our family is coming to visit us in Lubbock and has a layover in Houston on the way here. Naturally, they asked us for advice on where to stay and …Read the Rest

Grocery Shopping in China: Street Carts and Grocery Stores in China

Grocery Shopping in China: Street Carts and Grocery Stores in China

There are many household chores that bother me. Grocery shopping is not one of them. The older I get, the more I enjoy cooking and picking out food to do …Read the Rest

Only in Texas: Cows on Campus

Only in Texas: Cows on Campus

It’s been a while since I posted anything in my Only in Texas series. Luckily I just realized that I never shared this gem of a story with you: cows …Read the Rest

Kermit Sandhills: Fun With ATVs in the Texas Sand Dunes

Kermit Sandhills: Fun With ATVs in the Texas Sand Dunes

We got back from our big trip in January and once March rolled around, I started getting a serious case of itchy travel feel. Two months and not even a …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

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