The 3 Nicest Cultures in Europe

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 […]

11 Lessons Learned from Living Abroad

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 […]

11 Things You Didn’t Know Are German (that America Inherited)

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 […]

10 Things that are Still Kickin’ It in Germany

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 […]

11 German Qualities that I Admire

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 […]

Photographic Journey of Helsinki, Finland

Take a quick glimpse into the beauty and seaside culture of Helsinki, Finland. Click here if you have issues with the video.  

A 90-Second Glimpse into Tallin, Estonia

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!  

10 Reasons Why Hannover is an Amazing Place to Live

When a person says, “I am moving to Germany,” most assume he or she will move to Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. The “Big Three” cities are known for its culture, cafés and constant nightlife. But, for me, life had a different path. I first arrived to Hannover and heard a German saying that translates to, “Nothing is […]

Photo Journey through Copenhagen, Denmark

Photography is my favorite hobby. It’s a therapeutic outlet that stimulates my creativity. Below is a photo montage of my favorite images from Copenhagen! Enjoy the video!

Is Europe Losing its Authenticity?

People who dream of taking a European vacation envision sipping lattes at a street side café and watching street artists. This historic notion holds true, but I have to question, “Is Europe losing its authenticity?” Throughout the last six months of living in Germany, I have visited 13 large-scaled European cities. This includes: Warsaw, Amsterdam, […]