A lot of things happen when you get engaged. You are rushed with questions and overwhelmed with the options available when it comes to planning a wedding. But one of the first things many people do is plan engagement photos. M and I have been engaged for about 7 months now. Unfortunately, due to things… Read More Engagement Photos in Strasbourg
Sunday July 23rd, 2017 The thing that was most important to M was that this was entirely a surprise. Ever since we moved to Strasbourg we have been talking about walking to the top of the main cathedral in town. You can climb to the top and get the best view of the entire city.… Read More We’re Engaged!
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 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….
Merry Christmas Eve! Our Christmas Eve was a little different from our traditional 7 fish. We woke up to some coffee & croissants. Played board games and just relaxed. I made Herbs de Provence quiche for lunch and M made a delicious French sausage/tomato soup with rice for dinner. Food is big in our family.… Read More Strasbourg Day 4 – Christmas Eve
Merry Christmas Eve Eve! We got dressed early and started on the markets. We bought cookies, stocking stuffers, hot wine, and warm Aslace noodles(a favorite of mine). My mother even found a manger for her nativity scene. Our shopping day ended with some hot coffee. For dinner we ate at another favorite restaurant of ours,… Read More Strasbourg Day 3 -Shopping and Comfort Food
Unfortunately, on the train from London to Strasbourg half of our team was hit with a terrible cold. This watered down the activities we got to enjoy in Strasbourg. Luckily we were all at our home so we were a bit more comfortable. Strasbourg day 2 consisted of some light shopping and ordering pizza. Not… Read More Strasbourg Day 2 – Recovery
It only seemed appropriate to spend our first day in Strasbourg eating our way through the Christmas market. We started off with the farmers markets. There is a nice sized market near our place where you can buy meat, cheese, Chinese food, and bread. We sampled a bunch of items but ended up with a… Read More Strasbourg Day 1 – Christmas Markets & Cheese
Travel Day. yay. We packed and went to a nearby cafe for some traditional English Breakfast. Then checked out of our charming AirBnb and into the train station. We traveled by train from London down through Paris and east towards Strasbourg. Once we arrived in Strasbourg we quickly showed my parents our apartment and left for… Read More London Day 7 – Travel Day & Flams
This past Thursday M and I prepared Thanksgiving for the first time. Quite an experience in a country that does not exactly know how important Pumpkin Pie is at the end of this meal. We started off the day searching the grocery store for mashed pumpkin, bread for stuffing, and turkey. M then headed off… Read More Thanksgiving in Strasbourg