Hi Friends, Exciting news! I’ve been chosen as the North American Finalist for the Weleda Global Gardentrotter contest! I’ve conquered round one, and round two is about to happen in a few weeks in Germany. In Germany, the 16 finalists will take video, photography and artistry workshops to learn and then show off our skills. […]
Forget Paris. Forget London. Big city Europe is run down and riddling with overcrowded and overpriced cafes. Hannover has a one-of-a-kind cafe life. With plenty of indoor-outdoor seating, you will enjoy these cafes yearround. Each cafe boasts their own flavor, from coffee to decor to loyal guests. There are so many amazing cafes, it’s impossible to feature […]
Berlin, the quirky and eccentric city that is, is known for it’s “poor but sexy” vibe. It is one of Germany’s most popular tourist cities, but ironically Berlin doesn’t fit the vibe for traditional Germany. Sadly, World War II bombs blasted the city, leaving it ruins. Thanks to the “beauty” of 1950’s architecture, Berlin is […]
When traveling abroad, every individual accumulates different experiences. In one city, one individual experiences the best time where another person experiences the worst days of their life. Every city, country and culture presents challenges when transporting around or translating languages. So far to date, my experiences in every culture and country have been positive. I […]
Life is full of lessons. In fact, that is the main reason why humans exist – to learn and evolve in a forever-changing universe. Life has taught me many lessons. Thanks to traveling and living abroad, the world has been my teacher and taught me more about life and myself than any textbook I’ve read […]
What do gummy bears, hair perms and gingerbread houses have in common? They are German inventions or traditions that made way to America. It’s amazing how many American roots are seeded from Germany. These are 11 interesting and humorous things America, and the world, got from Germany. Gummy Bears Germans love gummies like they love their […]
Long before smart phones and modern trends, humans used “historic” tools for daily needs. Leather jackets kept us warm on a cold winter’s night. Samsonite suitcases carried our goods across the world. And, flip phones called and texted loved ones outside of our home. In America, what seems like an “ancient” 90’s trend is still […]
Every culture has stereotypes. Germans are known as the world’s most efficient and forward thinking creatures. And to that notion, I agree. At first, I found it difficult to tap into the German culture. I could not “put my finger” on my perception of a typical German besides being too honest, stubborn and rude. Germany […]
Take a quick glimpse into the beauty and seaside culture of Helsinki, Finland. Click here if you have issues with the video.
Below is a 90-second video that showcases the best of Tallin, Estonia. These images are compiled without digital editing, color manipulation or cropping. This is what Tallin looks like to the human eye. Enjoy the video! If you have problems with the link, please click the “video” link above. Thanks!