Beer, bashing and betrothal…

Traveling with Adam has not only proved to be full of excitement, but filled with once-in-a lifetime experiences and adventures. It's crazy but amazing to think we've already been to 6 different countries in barely 6 months. Friends often ask me which country has been my favorite and I can't give them an answer -- I love each and every one of them for the different and wonderful memories they hold. It's the equivalent of asking a parent with more than one child which child is your favorite. This blog is a brief recap of just a few of those memories. Germany holds a very special place in ... [Read More]

Drinking and driving in Germany

What came first: the Mercedes or the Autobahn? I pondered this question as I reflected on the many reasons I love Germany, especially Mercedes Benz and German beer. My father has always had an intense love for German cars, which he instilled deeply in me, so you can imagine how excited I was to actually visit the home country of the world’s best cars and beer. My excitement, like Pinocchio’s nose, only grew every time these graceful and elegant vehicles zipped past us on the Autobahn. The driver made me stop when my nose grew so long that it was poking the back of his head. I ... [Read More]

A cold, blistery first day!

When Adam asked me if I wanted to accompany him on his trip to Germany, my mind began automatically formulating a reason to say no. Those of you who know me realize that I can take only so much of one person for a very short period of time before my nerves become frayed. My hairs will literally stand on edge like an irritated cat. This trip demanded 10 days…10 straight days of seeing the same person every day without a break. Turns out going with Adam was one of the best decisions I’ve made in a long time. Not only is he a great travel partner, ... [Read More]