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Chasing Winter

With the official start of springtime today, I can officially say I’ve made the most of winter.  After several snowy stateside trips and a last-minute ski-day, I’m done and ready for spring to begin. It’s been a good one though winter 2017—not too cold and not an overwhelming amount of snow. Just enough, with a few times to go sledding and get caught in some … Continue reading Chasing Winter

Outdoor Adventures in Innsbruck

November turned out to be pretty chaotic, but before starting on the next adventures, I wanted to look back to my trip to Innsbruck, Austria at the end of October. Innsbruck is the regional capital of Tirol in the Western part of Austria. Close to Germany and known for its location in the Alps, Tirol has a more down-to-earth and traditional feel than the region … Continue reading Outdoor Adventures in Innsbruck

Austria Countryside

10 Days, 6 Cities, 4 Countries, 1 Car

Ask almost any European and they will say that Americans who come to Europe tend to be huge overachievers. To us, everything on this continent seems so close. So why wouldn’t we try to see as many places on this diverse continent as possible? For Easter break, my lovely mother, stepdad, and sister visited to accomplish a whirlwind sightseeing tour of Central Europe. My adventure … Continue reading 10 Days, 6 Cities, 4 Countries, 1 Car

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A Central European Holiday

Ok so now that the holidays have settled down I will do a small recap of my winter break from school and the culmination of the Christmas holiday. The school “semester” ended with a marathon of American Christmas lessons to 12 classes of jaded students, anxious to just be done with school already. I wore my Santa hat and proceeded to try and make Czech … Continue reading A Central European Holiday