Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik was the first stop on our trip to Croatia. Dubrovnik has surged in popularity in recent years because of the show Game of Thrones, which is partly filmed in Dubrovnik. Unfortunately, Patrick and I do not watch Game of thrones but we still appreciated the beauty of Dubrovnik! It’s on the Adriatic Coast and everywhere you look is beautiful!

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Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle Seeing Neuschwanstein Castle has been at the top of my bucket list, and we finally got to see it last weekend!  The fairy tale look of the Neuschwanstein castle inspired Walt Disney to create the Cinderella Castle, and we definitely felt like we were in a Disney movie. It’s also surrounded by beautiful landscape, […]

1 day in Innsbruck, Austria Full Guide

1 Day in Innsbruck, Austria

1 Day in Innsbruck, Austria We only spent one day in Innsbruck because of it’s small size, but it is so close to Munich that we will definitely be back! We’ve been to Austria once before when we went to Salzburg, which you can read about here. We took a Flixbus on Saturday morning from […]

Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Germany This year was our first Christmas spent in Europe! It was extra special because my parents and sister came to spend it with us. We all met up in London the week before (read all about that here) and then continued on to Germany. Munich Christmas Markets First stop on the agenda […]

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Christimas time and New Year’s in London

Holidays in London This was the first year for both Pat and I to spend Christmas and New Year’s abroad. My sister is currently living in London, so my parents decided to come over to Europe for Christmas! We all met in London where my sister showed us around for five days, then we all […]

Friendsgiving in Munich

I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving! We celebrated a few days early with some fellow expats. One of Pat’s coworkers is from South Carolina, and she invited us over for a Friendsgiving! We had been feeling the distance a bit more with the holidays coming up, but Friendsgiving definitely helped! Nicole went above and […]

Oktoberfest 2017

Our first Oktoberfest experience! Ah, Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival. Nothing could have prepared us for it! Our first Oktoberfest experience was also on our first day living in Munich. We literally hopped off the plane, dropped off our luggage, and took the U to the Oktoberfest grounds! I have a friend from college […]