Category Archives: Germany

2017 Berlin

Time for another Thanksgiving Europe trip!  It took a bit of back and forth and different options but Nilufer and I finally decided on Berlin and Prague for this trip.  We met up at the Berlin airport and made our … Continue reading

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2016 Christmas Market Adventures

It has been several years since I’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving abroad.  It used to be more of a regular occurrence.  It had been playing around in my head for a while to try and put together a trip for this year … Continue reading

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Wish I Was Wednesday

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Wow! Time flies! The last few weeks have been busy and here it is time for me to say goodbye to Germany. It is with mixed feelings that I view my impending departure. On the one hand, I am glad … Continue reading

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My flight to Munich was scheduled to arrive late evening and when it ended up being late, I decided to skip trying to sort out the metro and decided instead to take a taxi, whatever the cost. My taxi driver … Continue reading

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Romans & Castles

What to do this weekend? A few of my co-workers suggested Trier, the oldest city in Germany and Saturday morning I set off. My first stop in Trier was Porta Nigra, originally a Roman gate but later a church. The … Continue reading

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Erdbeeren und Himbeeren

I knew there was a small fruit & vegetable stand near my apartment but I wasn’t sure exactly where it was. Matthias had taken me there on my first day. The strawberries I had gotten from the grocery store weren’t … Continue reading

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