During this past October, we have had the opportunity to attend two Octoberfest Festivals. The first being opening day at Octoberfest Munich, Germany. The second, Octoberfest in Stuttgart, Germany. Munich The first we attended with two friends from Strasbourg. We spent Friday night driving 4 hours out to our hotel in Munich. We will call… Read More Octoberfest – A Visit to Munich and Stuttgart
The next part of our trip was filled with relaxation and food! M and I were so excited to show his family our home. The morning started with fresh baked buttery croissants, warm pain au chocolate, and coffee. The best way to see all of Strasbourg in a short amount of time is the boat… Read More Bringing the Family Home – Strasbourg
M has officially half way done with his Masters in France! Big accomplishment! A Master’s alone is not easy but tackling tough subjects in your second language is a whole new level. He has worked hard to overcome cultural differences, language barriers and long papers. So now we are celebrating with a trip to a… Read More Berlin, Germany – Broken Walls, Memorials, and Gates
Following Salzburg we took a quick train to Munich Germany. With a short visit in Munich we quickly dropped off our luggage at the hotel and headed to Dachau. Dachau was the first concentration camp during WW2. A work camp that nearly turned into a death camp. It was liberated before any of the gas… Read More Munich, Germany & Zurich, Switzerland – Hofbräuhaus, Dachau, and Brats
We arrived in Frankfurt late in the afternoon. So we quickly checked into our hotel then hit the town. Frankfurt is pretty popular and big city. But this is more due to it being a hot spot for businesses then travelers. Unfortunately the sites for travelers are pretty limited. We wondered around the streets until… Read More Frankfurt, Germany – Sausages, Gardens, and Drag Queens singing German Anthems
M and I are friends with a couple here in Strasbourg and the four of us have been talking about going to Neuschwanstein Castle for a while. We finally were able to do it and our day started at a brisk 6:00AM. Our friends picked us up in their car and drove us 4… Read More Neuschwanstein Castle – Sounds very German….