As we quickly approach the one week mark – we’re in the single digits! – I have begun to reminisce about my past German adventures. Back when I was merely a 17-year-old high school German student on an exchange program. I found my little box of memories from my GAPP (German American Partnership Program) trip. … Continue reading Apparently, I’ve been there
At just over two weeks away from our trip, the last minute preparations have begun! I’m following Hofbräu-Festzelt on Facebook for Oktoberfest updates, downloaded the official Oktoberfest.de app (It's a pretty cool app - it has a countdown calendar, a photo option complete with an Oktoberfest filter, maps, and other general tips for when you're … Continue reading Noch Zwei Wochen!
Herzlich willkommen auf meinem Blog! Summer is officially over - marked by the last festival we attend (which is also the best), Irishfest. This four day Irish extravaganza is my favorite weekend of the summer. It never disappoints, let me tell you. Sadly, when Irishfest draws to a close, we transition into fall festivals, which are … Continue reading Was man auf der einen Seite gewinnt, verliert man auf der anderen.
Hallo alle leute! We are less than 50 days until we embark on our German Journey (47 days, 19 hours and 41 minutes, to be more exact). Brace yourselves, special German-themed posts are coming (see the special Ireland edition of the blog for a better idea of what may be in store). Andrew and I … Continue reading Girl, look at that liter. I work out!
Hostels, hotels, apartments, tents... and prisons?
Gutten tag, dear friends and family! This morning, I did something a bit crazy. Not completely spontaneous, but crazy nevertheless. I woke up to a beautiful, sunny spring day in Wisconsin. Birds chirped outside my bedroom window, Jameson whined quietly from the living room to alert us that he was ready to eat and pee, … Continue reading Ich fliege nach Deutschland!
Hello dear readers! Well, I've been back stateside for a grand total of five days. Of those five, I've worked two, St Patrick's Day was one, and I was just off recovering for the other two. I've been a bit, shall we say, lost for words since my return as well, hence no posts of … Continue reading Stateside