27 01, 2012

The Top Five German Stereotypes

2018-08-25T19:31:36+00:00January 27th, 2012|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|Tags: |4 Comments

The Top Five German Stereotypes I'm not proud to admit that for my first 42 years, I bought in to most of the negative German stereotypes. It's the unconscious reason that Germany never ranked very high on my Wanderlist. In my defense, we Americans still get bombarded with a hefty dose of negative German stereotypes and history—starting with [...]

26 12, 2011

Christmas in Germany

2018-08-31T06:14:05+00:00December 26th, 2011|Categories: Destinations, Tips + Culture|Tags: |3 Comments

Christmas in Germany (Weihnachten in Deutschland) As my quiet American Christmas came to a close, I decided to give myself a present—time to do something I'd been wanting to do without a thought to anyone else's needs or the perceived importance of my desire. I wanted to know more about Christmas in Germany just because. I have been [...]

21 12, 2011

The Wandering Housewife’s Jet Lag Tips

2018-08-31T06:16:06+00:00December 21st, 2011|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|2 Comments

My Tried & True Jet Lag Tips I snuggled deep into the down comforter. I was soaring. (Little did I know I would soon be researching for some jet lag tips to preserve my sanity.) I arrived in Germany today—six weeks after returning home from my last trip to see my boyfriend. This evening we sipped on [...]

12 10, 2011

What Advice Would You Give Your Teenage Self?

2019-11-05T03:54:01+00:00October 12th, 2011|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|0 Comments

What Advice Would You Give Your Teenage Self?  What advice would you give your teenage self? My 12, soon-to-be 13, girl and I embarked on a 45 day mother daughter road trip across the U.S. last summer to collect answers to this important question—and have an adventure along the way.   To learn more about [...]

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