Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge – Day 1

Ok, so when I said this week was going to be about Milford Sound.....I lied..... ONLY because I was challenge with this quote challenge....thingy....from the awesome Ami im Schwabenland 😀 I know it seems like I'm trying to avoid writing about Milford Sound - I'm not, I promise. I have been aggresively editing my book … Continue reading Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge – Day 1


Sunshine Blogger Award

So I was going to write about the Blue Penguins of Akaroa....but I was nominated for this award and I thought to take a break from our regularly scheduled New Zealand filled post to write something light. Thanks to my fellow American expat: Ami im Schwabenland, after enjoying reading hers and her then nominating me....I … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

I Made a Thing!

In answer to your question: we did survive our weekend trip to the States.  I am tired, but I went to work because honestly the best way to combat jetlag is to literally hit the ground running. This week will be pretty easy since I will only work yesterday, today, and Friday (Thursday is Christi … Continue reading I Made a Thing!

Almanya: Welcome to Germany

An aspect of German culture that I have found to be really fascinating is the integration of Turkish culture in Germany. You see, back in the 60s/70s, the Turks were invited to come to Germany in order to help fill the workforce (this invitation was also extended to the Italians but today we are focusing … Continue reading Almanya: Welcome to Germany