In just a few hours I will be hopping on a plane to a beautiful island. Unfortunately, the weather forecast says that I should expect warm rain for the entire trip. This has made packing somewhat of a challenge so I thought I would share my list with you. I was tempted to skip … More Packing for Portugal
So this post is a couple days early because tomorrow I will be hopping on a plane to Portugal! I thought I would give a (very quick) summary of this week like always. Stay tuned though because I will be posting a packing guide tomorrow and next week I will be able to share my … More Tests, Tests, & more Tests
I’m starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel for this half of the semester. This week, most of the group projects were finally due, presentations were given, and the last remaining assignments planned for. While it was a decently busy week for me, it’s not really going to make for an interesting … More German Easter; no Peeps but better Chocolate… Tough Call
Should I be writing introductions to these posts? I can’t decide. Oh well, until I become more decisive, check out my week. There’s some exciting news scattered throughout so read till the end. I’m Famous! (not really) So a while back I was contacted by Frankfurt School to write a piece for the FS Blog. … More I Cheated on my Blog?!
So, in case you haven’t been reading my blogs recently, I’ll do a quick summary of what has been going on lately. I finished my first semester of my Masters of Finance program at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and promptly headed off on a trip through Germany for Christmas and New Years. … More New Job!
What a fun and busy week. This is what I signed up for when I moved to Europe. Botanical Gardens I originally thought that this week would be very boring so I decided to spend a day in the Frankfurt Palmengarten. It was very nice and I got many beautiful photos. It’s rather small compared … More Stunning Festival of Lights in Berlin
Well, I made it! I am officially in Frankfurt, Germany. Now that I am here I think the tone of my blog will be changing to be much more conversational. I already have so many impressions and cultural differences that I want to share with everyone but I think that I will save those for later … More All Settled in to Offenbach
I cannot believe this day is finally here. I have been planning and planning this trip for so long and for it now to finally be here – to be leaving America in just a few hours; it’s unreal. I am so emotional right now. I cannot decide if I am happy or sad; excited … More 3, 2, 1 – Liftoff
Since my last post I have made a lot of progress towards my quest to Deutschland; here is my latest update on life. My orders at Amazon, Jet.com and eBay came in all at once so I thought that I would share my deals with you all. (Pictured below from left to right.) I replaced my old pair of … More Road Trip to Grandma’s House
So you have already gotten a breakdown of what I’m planning on bringing in terms of clothing in my Packing List post. What you didn’t see was the time and effort it took to come up with that short list. If you are like most Americans, you have entirely too much clothes and don’t even realize it. Upon … More Cutting Down on Clothing