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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 […]

Christmas markets in Salzburg, Austria

1 Day in Salzburg

Salzburg at Christmas Last weekend we took a day trip to the winter wonderland that is Salzburg, Austria. I had heard from so many people that Salzburg is their favorite city, and it completely lived up to our expectations. Salzburg is only a 1.5 hour direct train ride from Munich, so we are already planning […]

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Paris: Professional photos

Professional Photos in Paris Outfit details: Vince Camuto dress (Exact dress is on major sale here, short sleeve version here), Topshop heels, J.crew pearl earrings. When Pat asked me what I wanted as my souvenir from our trip to Paris, I said “at least one nice photo of the two of us that I can […]

3 days in Paris

3 Days in Paris

Long Weekend in Paris in October It was such a special treat to spend my birthday in Paris this year. We’d been living in Munich about a month when we went to Paris. It was pretty surreal to get on a plane and be in Paris in an hour! Pat and I both kept saying […]

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 […]

We moved to Germany!

Guten Tag from Munich! We’ve been Munich residents for a little over a month now, which seems so crazy! It seems like just yesterday we were waking up in Chicago, excited to board our flight to Munich. The flight from O’Hare to Munich was direct and about 8.5 hours. Our flight was smooth, and the […]