Germany in One Year

This past week was one year since we first arrived in Germany. It feels like only a few months ago, but time flies. Weather wise last year, it was 40 degrees when we landed in the morning, our sponsor picked us up from the airport wearing a winter coat, we knew immediately that was a bad sign.... Continue Reading →

You Know You Want To Visit Us

Slowly but surely we are getting there organizing the apartment. We know the first round of guests are coming soon! Fingers crossed, there might be a bed for you when you arrive. No furniture bought yet, just what we had from the US, and it was an unsuccessful chandelier seeking trip in Italy this time around.... Continue Reading →

German Christmas Markets: Ulm & Baden Baden

Ulm is just 40 minutes outside of Stuttgart via train using the Baden-Württemberg ticket.  The main Christmas market is in walking distance from the banhof surrounding the main church, Ulmer Münster. This huge Gothic church stood through the WWII bombings that destroyed most of Ulm, and today has the tallest spire in the world at over... Continue Reading →

We successfully moved into our real apartment last week on Halloween! Halloween isn't a holiday in Germany but you will see some celebrating it here with costumes or having parties as an adopted holiday. The apartment doesn't have internet yet hence the brief hiatus on the blog and not calling or emailing anyone back (sorry!... Continue Reading →

A Weekend in Prague

Thanks to our friends in Tampa one of whom is from Czech, we had a long list of things to do here. A weekend is definitely not enough time but we got the highlights and the lay of the land for the next trip there. We rode 5 hours from Stuttgart with another couple in... Continue Reading →

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