The city of Stuttgart, Germany is an awesome city full of classic German charm, great food and lots of culture. There are tons of things to do in this college town; it definitely warrants its own visit. It’s also pretty centrally located within the state of Baden-Württemberg which makes it a great home base for… Continue reading 6 Easy Day Trips from Stuttgart
The city of Stuttgart is not only the capital of the German state of Baden-Württemburg, but it’s also home to the University of Stuttgart and both Mercedes and Porsche have production plants here. It may not be the most beautiful city in Germany - the Schlossplatz isn’t lined with half timbered houses - but it… Continue reading 10 Interesting Things to do in Stuttgart, Germany
Alright folks, sit back and relax because I’ve got a story to tell you. I’ve only ever told a few people this story, but I think enough time has passed now that I can safely tell it to you all. It is the story of my one and only Tinder date while living in Germany.… Continue reading The Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Done For Travel
London is hands down my favorite city. I might be a little biased because I studied abroad there in college, but the magic of the city is hard to deny, even to the most skeptical. There is so much to do and see that there are endless combinations to fill your time. You can literally… Continue reading Why the Trip to Windsor Castle is Definitely Worth It
Summer’s almost over and the fall season is just around the corner. That means cool weather, cozy sweaters, changing leaves, and pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING. If you think this seasonal obsession with pumpkin is just an American thing, think again. In Germany, pumpkins (or kürbis) are eaten like any other squash, but in the Fall get… Continue reading Celebrating Fall at the Ludwigsburg Kürbisfest
Just outside Regensburg, about 20 minutes by bus, is a most interesting sight. Something you wouldn't expect to see in a tiny little town in Bavaria. A German hall of fame inside a Roman neo-classical building named after the mytical land of the Norse Gods. According to Wikipedia, it was built by King Ludwig I… Continue reading Welcome to Walhalla. Now Where’s Thor?
I was sixteen the first time I went to Europe. My mom’s friend was working in Barcelona at the time so my parents and I spent a week visiting her and another week seeing Austria, Germany, and Italy. We only got a few days in Italy, spending the night in Vernazza - part of the… Continue reading A Roman Holiday
If you know me, you may know that I am a huge Disney nerd, and one of my goals is to visit all of the Disney Parks around the world. I had already added Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Walt Disney World in Florida and Tokyo Disneyland. While I was living in Germany a few friends and I executed an epic turn around trip to Disneyland Paris and I got to add my 4th Disney Park to my list.
When you think of Germany, what's the first thing that comes to mind? If you said Oktoberfest then you are not thinking big enough! Oktoberfest may be the most well known, but it is far from the only beer festival in Germany. There are plenty of them through out the year in most cities throughout the… Continue reading Tips for Attending a Beer Festival
Western Europe can intimidate people because it's perceived to be an expensive place to visit. While it's really easy to spend a ton of money in any place you travel, if you do your research before hand you can save a lot. One example is the Bundesland train tickets that Germany offers. If you travel… Continue reading Tübingen: A Classic German Town