We stayed in Europe this Christmas for a little trip through Switzerland and Austria. We started in Munich and took a train to Switzerland. After a few days in Switzerland, we spent Christmas Eve at the original chapel outside of Salzburg where Silent Night was sang for the first time.
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 […]
In late October, we spotted some cheap flights to Dublin and booked them for a long weekend. Neither of us had ever been to Ireland before and we were expecting rainy, cold weather but the weather while we were there was BEAUTIFUL. I couldn’t imagine a more beautiful place in the Fall. We spent three […]
I had no idea that the largest pumpkin festival in the world takes place in Germany! A few weeks ago, a group of our friends here in Munich decided to get in the Fall spirit and took a day trip to Ludwigsburg for the Pumpkin Festival. We had a group of eight people, so we […]
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 […]
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 […]
Packed up our suitcases and moved from Nashville to Germany for two years. There’s a lot to see out there and we don’t want to miss it!