Auf Wiedersehen, Germany!

Auf Wiedersehen, Germany!

Today is my last day in Germany. Even though I just typed that sentence, I still don’t believe it. I’m looking at my almost-clean room and overstuffed luggage wondering when I’m going to wake up and see my clothes strewn about, bags back in the cellar, and student teaching materials prominent on my desk like … Continue reading

Inspiration

Inspiration

There are 7 continents covered by 196 countries inhabited by 7 billion people who speak 6800 different languages on this Earth. These are all pretty big numbers, and to be honest, they’re a little intimidating. Considering that I believe traveling is a learned behavior, I think many people find it easier to stick to their instinct … Continue reading

Beating the Blues in Bastei

Beating the Blues in Bastei

  After my family left Prague last Saturday morning, I was on my own again.  I had planned to go to Dresden because it was half way between Prague and Berlin and the closest city to one of my main bucket list items on this trip: The Bastei Bridge. I booked a mid-day train to … Continue reading

Whose Idea Was This?

Whose Idea Was This?

When I was little, my family took road trips all the time. Aside from Hawaii and solo trips to Florida to visit grandparents, we pretty much drove everywhere. We’d leave at some ungodly hour so my sisters and I would sleep and the backseat bickering would be kept to a minimum. With our handy atlas and English … Continue reading