TRAVELING GERMANY: PART 3

TRAVELING GERMANY: PART 3

Excitement, fear of the unknown, happiness, gratitude -- just a few feelings running through me as I sat down in my seat on the Deutsche Bahn looking out the window on my way to Berlin! Here I was officially on my way to the country's capital and really beginning my travels on my own. Fittingly [...]

TRAVELING GERMANY: PART 2

TRAVELING GERMANY: PART 2

"Ouch!" I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming!  It took a solid week to sink in that I was finally in Germany after all this time imagining what it would be like. I should add that going through my photos for these posts is bittersweet:  I am so appreciative for the [...]

Traveling Germany: Part 1

Traveling Germany: Part 1

When the plane's wheels landed in Germany, the excitement I felt is indescribable:  all of this time imagining of what it would be like to finally go there -- and wonder of what's ahead. As mentioned in my last post, I arrived first thing in the morning at Frankfurt Airport and the sky was painted [...]

Planting the seed

Planting the seed

I try to live a very active lifestyle, but the summer can be hard! There is always so much going on. Some weeks are great; out hiking and eating well - and then there are other times with the 'vacation mode' mentality... deciding to just slack off and indulge. So it comes down to balance. As much [...]