Starting 2018

Perhaps it’s cliché, but at the end of each year – I feel the inexplicable need to think back on what the past 12 months have changed in my life. It’s most definitely fuelled by the thousand blog posts I read about making New Years Resolutions and starting off another 365 days with good intentions….

Another Year, Another Weihnachtszeit

Almost at the end of 2016, and we’ve hit Weihnachtszeit or as they say in English: Christmas time. Solemn reflections for how politically-upside-down this year has been can be saved for New Years: also I don’t particularly feel like bringing down the Christmas mood so early in the day (It’s only 8:55am here in South…

Welcoming 2016

Maybe the best way to start off the New Year is to procrastinate. At least, that’s what I tell myself as I write the post that was intended for January 1… four days late. There are any number of solid excuses for this: I’ve been busy, I’ve been traveling, blah blah blah. But ultimately, it…

Transatlantic Yet Again

Like the title implies… I am stateside yet again for the holidays, and happily spending every second of every day being reminded how much I love America. This may be slightly biased given that I spend most of the days around the house without much responsibility. Nevertheless – it’s true when they say it is…

New Years in Not-Germany

As this blog does have somewhat of a travel component… at least when I’m feeling up to describing my adventures in a way that isn’t only palatable to my friends and I, I thought it would only be appropriate to have an ‘ending of traveling abroad’ post.