Groningen to Munich: A Train Adventure

🎶 This is the story of a girl, who took a train around the whole world! 🎶 Ok, not quite, but that song popped in my head as I started to write this so you get what you get. This IS the story, though, of a girl who reluctantly agreed to take a train fromContinue reading “Groningen to Munich: A Train Adventure”

Mont Saint-Michel: Normandy, France

Ah, Mont Saint-Michel, you tourist-trap beauty! 2.5 million – that’s how many come to Mont Saint-Michel per year, and we were one of them. Well, two of them I suppose. I honestly had never heard of Mont Saint-Michel until we started planning this trip, but I’m a sucker for a good castle and a greatContinue reading “Mont Saint-Michel: Normandy, France”

Snowboarding: Jasna, Slovakia

I’m going to tell you a story about our wintersport holiday! …wintersport holiday. Can you tell we live in Holland? Since we’ve just come back from our month long adventure in Cambodia and Vietnam, we really only had two goals: snowboard & snowboard cheaply. Turns out, Eastern Europe has plenty of good snowboarding if you’reContinue reading “Snowboarding: Jasna, Slovakia”

Düsseldorf, Germany

I’m not even sure how this happened, but believe it or not, this is our 5th holiday season living in Europe! Since we have a pretty major trip coming up in less than 2 weeks (!!) we decided to stay relatively close to home for the Christmas market this year. Düsseldorf is only about 3Continue reading “Düsseldorf, Germany”

Tübingen, Germany

Hello all! I’m a little behind on sharing pictures, but Shane and I spent our 2nd anniversary weekend in the cutest German town, Tübingen. Shane ended up coming to Tübingen for some work-related things, so we decided to turn it into a long, celebratory weekend. And it was double celebratory, ya know why? SHANE SUBMITTEDContinue reading “Tübingen, Germany”

Montpellier, France

I have had a serious case of the travel bug lately. It’s holiday season here in the Netherlands (aka: vacation season, for all the Americans in the room). It starts around May, when there are a lot of public holidays, and peaks in August. People at work are literally going on their 2nd round ofContinue reading “Montpellier, France”

Livigno, Italy

Ahhh, nothing better than alpine wind blowing through your braided pigtails as you whizz down snow-covered mountains with a board strapped to your feet. Especially so, considering we almost didn’t make it on this trip. I’ll explain. We had plans to fly on Saturday around noon. The last few trips we’ve cut it pretty closeContinue reading “Livigno, Italy”

Berlin, Germany

Good morning! I’m writing this post from home in Charlotte, NC! (at 6:45am – thanks time-change) I’ll keep it short and sweet. About two weeks ago Shane and I continued our German Christmas market tradition; this year in Berlin, Germany! I had full intentions of writing this post before we headed home for the holidays,Continue reading “Berlin, Germany”