Erfurt, Germany. Many of you who follow my blog, or have stumbled upon pictures have seen and heard stories about the “side trips” I’ve taken. Summer of 2014 I spent nine weeks in Erfurt, Germany. This beautifully old, historically rich city is nestled in the former East Germany about two hours east of Frankfurt and … Continue reading Living Inside a Postcard
Dijon, France. I was shocked by all of the stereotypes that rang true after visiting France for one week. Just one week and I can attest to the love of wine, biking with a baguette, a bouquet of fresh flowers, full mustaches, and an accent that Steve Martin nailed in Hollywood's rendition of The Pink … Continue reading Bonjour Madame!
Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber, Germany. "No eye has seen No ear has heard, nor entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him." 1 Corinthians 2:9 If you would have told me one year ago I would return to this cute city tucked away within an ancient … Continue reading Finally, a Definition for Love
Interlaken, Switzerland. Shall I start by describing the sport of canyoning, Chli Schliere style, which is illegal in the US, as a polar plunge off a waterfall or classify it as three things marked off my bucket list? Canyoning by definition means: "the sport of traveling down a river situated in a canyon by a … Continue reading Miss Piggy Takes a Plunge!
Zermatt, Switzerland. Meet Zermatt, a romantic little mountain town. The perfect destination for a couple's getaway, snow sport vacation or a hiker's paradise. Zermatt is home to this guy...Matterhorn (aka) the precursor to Mt. Everest. Ambitious hikers lose their lives chasing the challenge of reaching its peak. The fallen are then honored by resting in … Continue reading A Playground Called Switzerland!
Salzburg, Austria Part II. Second day in Salzburg and my traveling buddy and I decided it was time for a Hawk-eyed view. We have explored the quaint city, the rural countryside and the Hollywood mentions, but we were ready for our own perspective...call it the road less traveled. Up a cable car we rode to … Continue reading IM KREUZ IST HEIL
Salzburg, Austria. When thinking about the prettiest place on earth, my mind immediately jumped to Salzburg, Austria. I went there for a day that turned into two days with my family last summer and fell in love. This was the first time I closed my eyes and asked the Lord to show me true beauty. … Continue reading Only a Few of my Favorite Things…
The thought of international travel sounded glamorous and thrilling. I’ll admit, my expectations were set high and why shouldn’t they be? All I have heard about international travel is, “Oh it was the best time of your life,” or “Oh I’m so jealous, I wish I would have…” So naturally, after viewing gorgeous pictures of … Continue reading What They Don’t Post Online About Living Abroad