A Whirlwind Football Getaway

It seemed like a crazy idea when we first thought about it, getting tickets to one of the biggest rivalry matches in the Bundesliga, spending less than 48 hours in Germany and flying home. It was good fun though! We made it to the airport after work on Friday with no major delays and boarded…

The While in Europe List Round III

We’ve committed to another year in the UK, but I think this time it will definitely be the last one. Which means we have to travel as much as possible while it’s still cheap to visit Europe. Our ever growing bucket/while we live in Europe list has been updated since last year, and since then…

We Survived Oktoberfest!

After 3 years of thinking about it, Lucas and I, along with a group of friends made the trek to the world’s largest beer festival.  It was everything we hoped it would be, amazing beer, lots of singing and standing on tables, making new friends and delicious food. We arrived in Munich on a Thursday…

My ‘While in Europe List’-Revisited

Just over a year ago, at the beginning of last summer, I wrote a post about our ‘To Do While in Europe’ list, a priority list of what Lucas and I wanted to see while we were living overseas. Now that we’ve got just over a guaranteed year left (and a year since we compiled our list),…

Warnemunde and Rostock

The first stop on our Baltic cruise was Rostock, on the north German coast line. Having just been to Berlin, we didn’t want to take the 7 hours of driving and 5 hours of sight seeing tours offered by the cruise line, so it was off to Rostock the port city and Warnemunde, the beach…