The Rooftops of Heidelberg – July 2017

Can you imagine a city in the middle of Europe, surrounded by forests, alongside a river and looked over by an ancient castle?  Well no, not until you visit Heidelberg.  This colourful city, located along the Necker River, a tributary of the Rhine, is a site to see. It has been know for many years […]

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Hansestadt Hamburg – July 2016

Dearest readers, I was so happy when a friend of mine suggested we host a friend of his from Hamburg, because I hoped so much that it would give me the chance to visit the city, which I have wanted to do for so long. So in early July I did just that! I road […]

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The Power of Flowers – November 2014

I recently finished reading a novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh called the Language of Flowers. My best friend Karen recommended it, and she couldn’t have been more correct with my taste. It tells the story of Victoria Jones, an orphan girl going through foster and group homes as a child and teen. She discovers her love of […]

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Autumn in Bavaria – November 2014

Those who know me well know how much I love Fall. It is always a busy time of year, but one full of colour and beautiful weather. Fog in the mornings, cool air in your lungs and frost on all the crunchy leaves. I gave my boyfriend a plane ride for his birthday this year, […]

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