Munich for Two

Life in Germany

Christmas Markets in Strasbourg and Colmar

The Alsace area of France might be one of my favorite places in Europe, and the towns of Strasbourg and Colmar are magical at Christmas. If ever there was one place in the world that embodied the spirit of Christmas, it would most definitely be Strasbourg, France. In fact it’s called Capital de Noël (The Capital […]

Oktoberfest

Even though it ended a few weeks ago, it’s safe to say we are still recovering from Oktoberfest (Locally called Wiesn, after the name for the fairgrounds, Theresa’s meadows, Theresienwiese).  If the name Oktoberfest is confusing,  here’s a quick explanation: The original Oktoberfest did take place in October, but over the years the dates got moved up […]

Heidelberg, Germany

At the end of June, we met up with Patrick’s cousin and her husband in Heidelberg! They lived in Heidelberg fifteen years ago and it was so nice to see all their favorite places. We took a train from Munich to Heidelberg on Thursday evening, had dinner together, spent the night at the Crowne Plaza […]

Naples + Sorrento, Italy

After Rome, we headed to the Amalfi Coast! We took a train Naples, spent a few hours in Naples, and then took a train to Sorrento. Using the trains was really easy! Definitely recommend taking the train vs renting a car as this area has super narrow and curvy roads. We used Sorrento as our […]

Rome, Italy

Rome Ah, Rome. One of my favorite places in the world. I studied there for three months during the fall semester of my sophomore year of college. Patrick and I were dating when I lived there, and he got up almost every day for 3 months at 6am to Skype me! Which is not early for […]