Firenze

The flight to Florence connects through Zürich and is an easy one (plus Zurich airport has the best edamame at their asian bistro/bar for a snack between planes), the harder part is monitoring the trends in flight costs to get there, for some reason the cost fluctuates from as little as 100 euro one day,... Continue Reading →

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 →

A weekend in Amsterdam

A trip to Amsterdam from Stuttgart is usually cheap with several direct flights on smaller airlines. This weekend in early August however, was the first holiday for students in Germany to go on break for the summer, and unbeknownst to us, it was also Amsterdam Gay Pride Week. Needless to say, flights were pricey and hotel options... 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 →

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