For the first time in seven years, I spent Christmas with my family in Germany and I had a blast experiencing German Christmas markets, baking cookies and having some quality family time!
Join me for the world’s most beerlicious festival: Oktoberfest in Munich! Check out my tips for visiting Oktoberfest and some fun facts about the world’s biggest beer fest.
I returned to Germany in time to experience the closing weekend of Oktoberfest – three days filled with roller coaster rides, delicious treats and of course BEER!
Meet our favorite little donkey in the Alps! Every day, he and his wife greet us when we head down to the village. How’s that for a welcome?
We are having a love affair with Bavarian pretzels…you can get XXL pretzels, pretzel balls, even entire baguettes made of pretzel. They make ’em with salt, no salt, sesame seeds, even pumpkin seeds and fill them with chocolate, cover them in cheese or cut them in half with an inch-thick layer of butter in the middle.
It was just an average day in Europe. There we were, ‘speeding’ along the Autobahn in our rented Smart car during the hour and a half journey from Innsbruck, Austria back to our housesit in the Bavarian mountains. Suddenly, blink and you’ll miss it, out of nowhere, this castle appeared. Click here to see our Polaroid of the Week.
Even though visitors usually fall in love with my hometown, I was never a big fan of Erfurt, the city I grew up in. Sure, the town is pretty, with …
I had the opportunity to join a half marathon in Israel later this month – of course I jumped at the chance to run along the Dead Sea! For now: marathon training in freezing cold & snowy Germany…