Back to Berlin

Back in Berlin among the Kebab shops and bone-biting cold wind, I cant help the smile that crosses my face. I’m home again. The last couple weeks of the holidays were spent in Capetown and Durban, two cities as far away from Berlin that I could imagine (13,000 km to be exact). Exploring new exciting…

Christmas Travels and New Beginnings

Now that I’m reading the title of this post again, it’s looking a bit more cliche than I would like. I realise that I haven’t written a “personal” post in quite some time. Excuses, while I do have them, aren’t exactly the way I want to start out: so let me give you some background…

Pumpkin Pie and Holiday Cheer

In seven hours, my flight will be departing out of Dulles International Airport. In just under sixteen hours, I will be arriving in Berlin Tegel. I’ve only been home for five days (if that), and already I’m starting to shift back into old habits and patterns of thought. That’s not to say either one is…

Transatlantic Reads

I’m coming home for Thanksgiving! Can you believe it? Hours and hours of plane travel paired with potentially a lack of water and an excess of reading material and turkey… both mildly concerning and exciting all at once. In excuse for this upcoming deluge of books and reviews, I didn’t read anything last week. Pause…

Thirty Hours Later… Bali, Indonesia

So much has happened since the last time I wrote a personal post that I’m struggling even putting words to paper (and yes, it’s been old school style for this blog post’s preparation). I’m sitting in a coffee shop across from my old DC yoga studio sipping on some tea waiting for class to begin….

So there’s that three week vacation…

By the time you’re reading this, I will be halfway around the world from my cozy Virginia home, maybe burning my delicate skin in the Bali sunshine. You read that right. I’m leaving tonight for a three week adventure with three of my best girlfriends to sunshine, books and detox time in Bali, Indonesia. Did…

Leaving Berlin

Before I start this post, I want to emphasize that I wrote most of what’s below while having a little breakdown on the flight back to the USA, the exact opposite place I wanted to be going. That does not mean, of course, that the feelings are not genuine. They most certainly are, and part…