I’d Rather be Traveling – A Weekly Photo Challenge

While I try not to do too many of these challenges in a row, this week’s prompt was too perfect to pass up. “I’d rather be ___.” I didn’t even have to think twice before answering “traveling.” I guess it’s a good thing I’m off to Berlin in just a few days then, huh? While I’ve … More I’d Rather be Traveling – A Weekly Photo Challenge

The First time I ever left the United States; A Summer Studying Abroad in Germany

At the end of May, 2015 (after my junior year of college) I boarded a plane for the first time ever with a nonstop, 11 hour flight from Seattle to Frankfurt. I touched down in Germany and was picked up by my friend, Katharina. She had studied abroad in my little hometown in Washington state … More The First time I ever left the United States; A Summer Studying Abroad in Germany

Backpack all of Germany in 1 Month; and Truly see Everything

I’ve lived for over a year in Germany but it took me almost that full year before getting around to exploring this beautiful country. Now that I have “seen everything” (as if that were possible), I thought I would share my backpacking guide so you can make the most out of your time in the country. … More Backpack all of Germany in 1 Month; and Truly see Everything

Lazy Week in Berlin

After a hectic semester immediately followed by running around the country, holidays, and adventure, it was very nice to take a breather in Berlin, staying at my former host mother, Vera’s house. I got there on New Years Eve (which I wrote a separate post about) and after that crazy night, I’ve mostly been taking … More Lazy Week in Berlin

New Years in Berlin!

On New Years Eve I hopped on a train at an ungodly hour to go to the second largest New Years celebrations in Europe. They say that the party in the 2 km stretch between the Brandenburger Tor and Victory Column hosted over a million people last year and the firework and laser shows the city hosts … More New Years in Berlin!