Tag Archives: Germany

Sanssouci – Europe’s Hidden Gem

Germany continually surprises me with its amazing beauty. When I traveled through Europe at the end of 2011, I made a list of places that I had always wanted to visit. Among the list there was the Eiffel Tower in … Continue reading

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They say Germany is a nation of engineers and poets. Sometimes their way with words catches me off guard. Yesterday, my future mother-in-law told me “I admire the way you go naked on the floor”. I guess I have some … Continue reading

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Autumn is the season of colour

Well, I’m back in Germany after an amazing visit with family and friends in Australia. …and of course, the highlight of being back in Europe during October is the wonderful colours of Autumn. I grew up Queensland, Australia, so we … Continue reading

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Castles Inspired by Imagination or Insanity

I’m sitting at the Abu Dhabi airport waiting for a flight to Australia and this is my first attempt at using the WP app to blog using my iPhone. (Insert Applause) On my last flight, apart from listening to a … Continue reading

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A Surprise is Waiting in the Cemetery

Yes, you read that headline right, I did say “cemetery”, and please forgive me if you were expecting a ghostly tale. I have just returned from another wonderful visit to Bayern in the South of Germany. On this trip I … Continue reading

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Living with the Travel Bug

I woke up this morning and was shocked at how much of my life now revolves around travel. A quick count of apps on my iPhone revealed that 41 were related to travel. I regularly delete apps I haven’t used … Continue reading

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My First Christmas in Germany

When I was growing up as a child, Christmas day always involved waking up at the first sign of light, and running through the house to discover what Santa had left for us under our Christmas tree. I never guessed … Continue reading

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