That’s what the Germans say anyway, “Döner macht schöner!” Schön* is also a good way to describe our first day in Germany. After a nice rainy drive from Frankfurt we arrived in Trier to be greeted by my very excited sister-, brother-, and father-in-law. And since the Germans toast everything, a proper Anstoß* with a … More Turkish Kebab Makes You Pretty
We are here! In Germany!! Finally!!! It feels like an eternity since we were here last, so I apologize if I sound like a total noob. I don’t totally understand it myself. I mean, I understand why I’m excited. But this is weird, different. One thing is for sure though, the longer we are gone … More Hello Germany!
The monuments and landmarks of the world like the Sydney Opera House and Brandenburg Gate have all been lit up in the colors or the French flag. It’s quite an impressive display, and good to see the sympathy from so many countries. Today Trier, Germany decided to join the effort by lighting the Porta Nigra … More Trier Joins the World To Support France
Since I started blogging I have seen a lot of different lists about Germany, some funny and some not so funny. Well today you have the distinct pleasure of reading my take on the situation. I cannot take credit for coming up with these myself though, most of them have been taken from another list in one … More 25 Reasons You’ve Lived In Germany Too Long
These billboards sprang up all over Trier, Germany right before Silvester*. I wonder which would upset some fragile American sensibilities more, the conveniently-but-barely-covered “naughty bits” or the fact that it is an advertisement for a Brothel? I guess it could be possible to see something similar to this in Nevada, but I don’t know if … More Things You Don’t See in America #7
So there we were, sitting in front of a parking garage in Trier, waiting to get in so we could go enjoy the heaven that is the Trierer Weihnachtsmarkt. And we waited, and waited, and waited some more. Was the Christmas market so busy that there was no parking, you ask? That’s what we thought … More No Weihnachtsmarkt For You!
3 days, 6 movers, 11 crates, 342 packages, and 12,647 pounds. That’s what it takes to pack up our worldly possessions for their nice little trip to America. Toys, office supplies, dishes, pots, pans, TVs, couches, chairs, clothes, towels, beds, and so on and so on. And all of it packed tetris style into those … More By The Numbers (Moving Update #3)
Here is a billboard in Trier, Germany for Sunpoint tanning salon. I don’t know about you, but I am pretty sure the pitchforks and torches would come out for the protests this billboard would cause. I mean, if the producers of The Client List toned down their advertising campaign (article) because too many people were offended by … More Things You Don’t See in America #4