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 →

Day Trip From Stuttgart to Tübingen

Like Esslingen, Tübingen (Two-bing-en) was also mostly untouched during WWII due to its lack of industrial industry and the French occupancy. The majority of the town is now taken over by the University of Tübingen. To Do: Walk through the narrow pathways throughout the cobblestone town to see the painted City Hall, Rathaus, building in... Continue Reading →

Day Trip from Stuttgart to Esslingen

Esslingen is just 40 minutes via the s bahn train outside Stuttgart city. The town was barely touched during WWII so many of the buildings remain in tact from hundreds of years ago with history from the medieval times. The cobblestone roads within the town walls bump up because the city is built over wine cellars as... Continue Reading →

We love it so far, it's a city and the country together.It is annoyingly cold. 50 Degrees Fahrenheit in August.The 2 week anticipated shipping of our "expedited" items including more warm clothes isn't coming now for at least another month. The car also won't be here for another 45 days. Shopping for more sweaters is definitely happening now.Koningstrasse is... Continue Reading →

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