Maasdamer cheese, Schwartzwälder Schinken, Brötchen, cup of coffee, and a German crossword puzzle……….pretty difficult to tell where I am right now, right? That’s right, we are back in Germany for another visit. Life is rough, I know. Life has been pretty busy though, and that’s why you haven’t heard much from us in a while. … More Wo Bin Ich?
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The sticky note sex Public Service announcements I wrote about earlier this year were funny. Something that further exemplifies the difference American and German comfort levels with sex are the billboards I found all over Trier on our visit in August. These frank and straightforward advertisements are indicative of both typical German personality traits as … More German Sex PSAs Pt II —(Things You Don’t See in America #10)
During our last visit to Germany we were going out on a family outing with the usual suspects. As we have a cool new little nephew my son asked me the following question:”Daddy, do we have the kid cart?” To which my chuckling answer was naturally….”the whaaaaaat?” So, any guesses what the kid cart is? … More Things a Germerican Kid Says #6
My wife’s sister lives near the University of Trier and in what has now become a tradition every time we visit, we recently took a family walk to the beautiful Petrisberg. Once a military base and prisoner of war camp, Petrisberg is now one of the nicest neighborhoods and best recreational areas in the city … More Petrisberg, Trier: From War to Recreation
It’s well known and not a surprise that Europe have a different and more relaxed approach to alcohol than America. Even with as much time as I’ve spent running around the continent though, I was still surprised to walk into the entrance area of a supermarket in Luxembourg and see……. a bar! Before the mini … More Things You Don’t See In America #9, The Grocery Store Pub