Adoring Rocamadour

Well, it is certainly about time I get back to writing and posting, eh? After a two-week hiatus spent with my family, I finally feel inspired again to give this little blog some attention. I have not yet mastered writing a bunch of posts and then scheduling them well in advance, as many bloggers do….

A Return to France

The entirety of my adult life, I’ve held onto an unwavering hope that I would get the chance to return to France and redeem my 16-year old self, who only spoke English during a 2 week visit in the summer of 1998 with my school French club. I swore that if I ever returned, I…

Seeing Liverpool

Sometimes when you hear a place is dull, doesn’t that make you want to visit it all the more? After I had heard so much negativity about Liverpool over the past several years, I was quite interested to see it for myself. What could be so unfavorable about a city that gave us The Beatles…

Pilgrimage to Anfield

It happened, you guys. Something Andrew has been waiting his lifetime for. I, on the other hand, have only been waiting a few years. We finally visited Anfield ((!!!)). I happily became a Liverpool FC fan by default when he and I began dating. He was also successful at convincing quite of few employees of…

More Photos from Berlin

Since the holidays and the New Year are for telling the truth, and I am not one to be excluded from such goings on, I must let you in on what may or may not be a well-kept secret. Actually, every day is for telling the truth, but even more so this time of year….

Ritter Sport and a Reminder to Choose Adventure

My mottos for this several-month-long enrichment of life has been “choose adventure,” and being sure to answer with an enthusiastic “YES” when presented with an invite to do just about anything, but sometimes I need gentle reminders. On the way to Gendarmentmarkt Christmas Market in Berlin one late afternoon in December, Andrew and I wandered…

Three Days in Enchanting Berlin

I hope you’ve all had wonderful holidays spent with loved ones. My first Christmas in England was every bit as magical as I could have imagined, and then some! Cheers to a sensational 2014, eh?! For now, though, I shall get back to writing because I have to tell you about my recent visit to…

An Afternoon at Borough Market

One of the best days so far during my first month in England happened a couple weeks ago, spent with Andrew’s mum & dad at Borough Market in London. Mr. and Mrs. D know the way to my happy heart – food and lots of it. ^^that right there is produce perfection Borough Market began…