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A Bucket List Travel Guide to Fairytale Colmar France

Our latest travel adventure was in the state of Alsace France. Located on the weaving Alsatian Wine Route and founded in the 9th Century, picturesque Colmar wows at every turn. It is a beautiful town in the Northeastern part of France, close to the German border and a relatively short drive from where I live. The vineyard landscapes along the wine route and on the outskirts of Colmar, stretch for miles on end and connect from one small village to…

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Paris: A Complete Travel Guide To The City Of Lights

Paris is the gem of Europe! An elegant Crown Jewel which embodies beauty, love, art, fashion, history and pure magic. From the Eiffel Tower to the Mona Lisa. Every cobblestone street no matter how small has a story to tell and beckons you with unshakeable glamor and appeal. It’s impossible to walk around without getting distracted and letting out a couple of wows, oohs, and aahs. Every time I hear the word Paris, my mind takes me back to walking…

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Top Things You Must See & Do In Brussels Belgium

Hi, Loves! Life is a whirlwind. Now that Cecil and I live in Europe we are busier than we have ever been traveling. Traveling has taught me so much; check out these must-have travel tips. We’re gone every weekend, off to explore, it’s almost like a full-time job.  Life is rough right? Nah. I am loving every minute of it. When we moved to Germany we made a decision to leave everything behind to live life to the fullest. Read more about that…

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A Complete Travel Guide to Heidelberg, Germany

Have you ever heard of Heidelberg, Germany?  Allow me to put it on the map for you.  You deserve to know about it because it’s a beautiful city. Honestly, I’d never heard of it either.  Heidelberg didn’t even cross my mind until we announced we were moving to Germany and a sweet friend from work announced: “Hey, I was born in Heidelberg.”  We carried on a conversation about how long her family was there.  She mentioned she would like to…

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Why We Said Yes To Living In Europe

Life is a roller coaster! It never ceases to amaze me.  The life roller coaster will challenge you every single day to make decisions big and small. Some are easy, and some are hard.  Either way, we still have to make them. Decisions are an important fact life. Not too long ago, I was caught by Cecil pondering on life. (The picture below was captured by Cecil, exactly at the time I was reflecting. Isn’t the lighting just beautiful?)  From…

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Luxembourg Sightseeing in comfort

Luxembourg!  One of the smallest countries in Europe but don’t let that fool you, it’s personality is nothing short of big and outstanding.  With hills and mountains galore, it’s a beautiful sight to see! The Monuments tested by time take me back to so long ago. What history! An experience I could never buy anywhere and I wouldn’t trade anything for it in the world. January has been cold to say the least and being from Houston I’ve had to…

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A Guide To The Stadfestival In Wiesbaden Germany

Hallo, on cloud nine, here! On the last weekend of September, we had the Stadtfest here in Wiesbaden Germany and boy was it everything my little heart dreamed of. I am not exaggerating… ok maybe a little but it was truly perfect in my eyes. The Stadtfestival is a yearly celebration of the end of summer and beginning of fall. It coincided with the fall market, the harvest festival, the automobile exhibition, and many other attractions. It all happened in…

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Hallo Germany!

Why hallo there Germany!!! You beautiful country you!  We’ve arrived . . . Yay! (pheeewww) That went by reaaalllyyy fast. Like a whirlwind of craziness and poooof, we’re here. Seems as though it was just yesterday when we got the news.  Look at us now, German residents! (Elbowing Cecil and grinning ear to ear as type this. Seriously!) We haven’t been here for long at all but it’s seems surreal living in this beautiful country.  Feels like I’m going to…

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Farewell! It’s not goodbye, It’s see you later

Moving to Germany was a hard decision. There were a lot of things and people we had to consider.  Some decisions were hard, and others were easy. A difficult decision for me was leaving my job.  I’ve always worked, even when I was in college, I worked full time at a bank. After college, I found a different job and eventually I landed an incredible opportunity with a great company I love. After I announced that I was leaving, I…

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