What’s so Great about Living in Germany? – Alcohol (part 2)

While there are still some challenges associated with living here, alcohol is an aspect that makes living in Germany so great.

Things to do in Kilkenny, Ireland

The medieval town of Kilkenny, Ireland is picturesque and pregnant with personality.  I may be a little biased as I can trace my paternal ancestors back to this region, and this hamlet has been on my list of places to visit for years.  Biased or not, it definitely lived up to the anticipation.  Below areContinue reading “Things to do in Kilkenny, Ireland”

Guinness Storehouse vs. Smithwick’s Experience

I recently had the opportunity to visit Ireland with my family.  We were of the mindset that when one is touring Ireland one must learn about AND sample its brews.  It’s customary.  No, no, no…a requirement.  So, to meet this requirement, we participated in the Guinness Storehouse Tour in Dublin and the Smithwick’s Experience inContinue reading “Guinness Storehouse vs. Smithwick’s Experience”

Hike to Hamburg Tower Kaiserslautern, Germany

When hiking up to Hamburg Tower in Kaiserslautern, do NOT do what I did.  I accidentally took my family on the extended, extra-long, scenic, scenic route.  Probably added on a couple of miles for my husband, seven-year-old daughter and I.  My advice: Choose the path that appears to be less traveled…that will make all theContinue reading “Hike to Hamburg Tower Kaiserslautern, Germany”

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