If you looked at a map and could pick any place in the whole world to live, where would you choose? Maybe you're partial to the sun and sand. Maybe you crave the mountains. Maybe you love a bustling city or the quiet countryside. Whatever it is, we all have our preferences when it comes to a place to live. A few years ago, my husband Michael and I decided we wanted to live in Europe. We traveled … [Read more...] about Why I Moved to Germany
Fall is my favorite time of year. The leaves are falling, the pumpkin spice lattes are steaming, and the festivals are all around. Before moving to Germany I was worried: how could I recreate my love of The State Fair of Texas!? Luckily, I had absolutely nothing to worry about. The festivals are plentiful; almost every small town to big city boasts a fest this time of year. Each one has it's own … [Read more...] about The Best Fall Festivals in Germany
One year ago I was meticulously packing up my two suitcases, beads of sweat dripping down my back as I lugged them back and forth from the scale trying to get the weight to right at 70 pounds. It was at 82. I needed to be right at 70 pounds because I was carrying my whole life overseas, but if I went over, it was going to cost me. At the time, that was my biggest struggle. Little did I know what … [Read more...] about 10 Things No One Tells You When You Drop Everything and Move Across the World
As a very quick reminder we are going to be on House Hunters International TONIGHT! You can catch us on HGTV at 9:30pm CST / 10:30pm EST and again at 12:30 am CST / 2:30 am EST. Find full details about the schedule here. You can also catch my announcement post here which goes into detail about what our episode will be about (and share some behind the scenes shots!). We are so excited to share … [Read more...] about House Hunters International Drinking Game
I'm excited to finally reveal a secret Michael and I have been working on.... we are going to be on TV! Michael and I filmed an episode of House Hunters International. Our 15 minutes (or 22 minutes for the episode) of fame for HGTV's House Hunters International. If you've been following this blog for a while you know that my mission is to live life to the fullest, see the world, and collect … [Read more...] about We’re on House Hunters International!
I have never been to New York. There I said it! It's always a bit shocking to hear someone from America that is a self proclaimed travel blogger has not been to one USAs finest cities. The fun part about blogging is we are continually learning about our community, and about ourselves. We are always changing and if you've been around the blogging block for as long as I have (6 years) you might be … [Read more...] about Ask Me Anything: Answered!