By the nature of my teaching program, I essentially traveled to Germany solo. I arrived on September 2nd without an apartment lined up, and no real connections except for my lone German friend and her family hours away. A few days later, I met the rest of the English teachers from the States, and learned… Continue reading Traveling Solo (Würzburg, Germany) – November 26th, 2017
Okay, fine. I have a confession to make. When I first arrived in Germany, I was staying in a house relatively close to the Frankfurt area (on a map), but it took 2 hours to reach Frankfurt with a bus that came once an hour (sometimes once every two hours) and a one hour train… Continue reading Germany Confession
I asked her where she found the time to live in all those countries in Asia for so long. She told me, "quit your job." I smiled, because that's exactly what I did.
My first night in Straßburg ended with the following: naked girl in my hostel room more rain than I've ever heard (until the next morning) Let me first tell you about the mysterious naked girl. I first arrived to my hostel at 6:30pm to drop my luggage off. As soon as I open the door,… Continue reading Strassbourg During the Day — November 12th, 2017
I have spent the last five years stalking female bloggers who boast about traveling solo, and today -- November 11th, 2017 -- I am finally amongst some of my favorites. I journeyed via Flixbus from Frankfurt to Straßburg (notice, I'm spelling this the German way) for a total of €4.44 !! The good news is: the… Continue reading Straßburg at Night
On the Austrian-German border lies the town of Berchtesgaden (technically located in Bayern, Germany). While there, I visited Hitler's Eagle's Nest -- or "Kehlsteinhaus." I was talking to a friend about this travel, and she asked the inevitable question: "so, if it had anything to do with Hitler, why are people still visiting it?" Interestingly… Continue reading Berchtesgaden, Germany — October 2017
The inspiration to write and share pictures is just flowing today! My recommendation to anyone traveling to Germany is to put Heidelberg on their travel list! I was only in Heidelberg as a day trip from Frankfurt. With the train, it takes about 1.5 hours to get there. The city of Heidelberg is actually quite… Continue reading Heidelberg, Germany — October 2017