Let’s skip all the pleasantries and excuses: yep, this recap is a little delayed. Happy 2016! Regardless of date, I love me a good annual recap. 2015, amiright?? What a year! This was the year I became a cliché, quit my corporate job, and left the serial expat life to travel full-time. More than that, my travel […]
My monthly wrap-ups are for me to share personal tidbits — the little things that make up my life abroad; stories and photos which may not otherwise see the light of blogging day. See previous months here. September had me bouncing around Western Europe like a coked-up airplane bunny, jumping back and forth between Schengen borders […]
As much as I enjoy beer, I never thought I would enjoy Oktoberfest. I like good alcohol, drank in an appropriate environment with fellow beer enthusiasts. I don’t enjoy rowdy parties with bad pilsner and drunk idiots (if I did, I would have gone to more parties in college). I thought Oktoberfest in Munich would be something similar, based […]
If there’s one thing every travel blogger loves to talk about on the internet, it’s that solo travel is marvelous and made of puppy tears and will cure your long-standing eczema. In principle, I support solo travel. It’s definitely something I think everyone should try at least once. But personally, it’s not for me. As […]
So now that I’ve quit my job to travel and have all this free time, next comes the obvious question: Where do I want to go? Even though I’ve been planning this new chapter for a while now, when the map is actually laid out before you, it gets a little overwhelming. Do I spend […]
The thing about accidentally going on a year-long round the world trip is that you don’t actually realize you’re on one…until it’s over. I mean, when you plan to travel long-term, you usually have a start date. You (usually) have an end date. You are aware that you are on An Adventure. Whereas for the […]
In this series, I ask expats to share the joys of local life they’ve found in their corner of the world. If you’re just joining in now, check out other cities that have been covered so far here. Remember last week when I was in Switzerland and said I’d start posting again once I returned […]
Welcome to another edition of “I Love My Neighborhood”, where I ask expats from across the globe to share the joys of local life they’ve found in their corner of the world. If you’re just joining in now, check out the other cities that have been covered so far here. This week’s guest post comes from […]
There’s more to Wiesbaden than the American military base. In the latest I Love My Neighborhood, expat Kate shows us what else there is to love about her town.
Today’s guest post features Tatiana, an American and expat mom, and what she loves about her neighborhood in Germany.