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Austin Street Art and My Hunt for German Food in Austin

Austin Street Art and My Hunt for German Food in Austin

After our morning kayaking on Lady Bird Lake in Austin a month ago, we were starving. I’ve been wanting to to try some of the food truck delicacies that are …Read the Rest

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

Green Spaces: Houston Arboretum

Green Spaces: Houston Arboretum

As those of you who follow me on Facebook know from the recent pictures, Marco and I were in Houston just a few short weeks ago. We had a great …Read the Rest

Guangzhou Canton Tower

Guangzhou Canton Tower

When we were in Guangzhou this winter, there was a new tourist attraction in town that we absolutely had to check out: the Guangzhou Canton Tower. It’s located in southeast Guangzhou right …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

Kayaking in Austin

Kayaking in Austin

I had been on a kayak once before when a friend took me along on a family trip kayaking on the Brazos river close to Waco. I really enjoyed it …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

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

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