Romanticizing What Our Culture Didn’t Have

Recently, I went Oktoberfest in Konstanz with T. We considered it as a kind of a pre gaming for Oide Wiesn in Munich with other friends in the coming weekend. It was a small affair and quite a decent turnout (though smaller than we expected, but it was a Sunday afternoon and I assume people … Continue reading Romanticizing What Our Culture Didn’t Have


A Lovely Tour Of Eichstätt

So now that the crazy month of November is over (in terms of both politcs, death, NaNoWriMo), I can finally get back to talking about some of other fun adventures I had been having.  I have a few hikes from August and September but those have videos that have yet to be made so I … Continue reading A Lovely Tour Of Eichstätt

Navigating Grammar in Foreign Languages

After living in Germany for over two years, I have come a long way in terms of communicating in German.  In that time, I have learned to not only speak in High German (more or less) but I can understand it really well as well as the Hohenlohe dialect (from T’s home town), Swabian (from … Continue reading Navigating Grammar in Foreign Languages

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

No, I don’t mean Christmas.  Though, I did get the go ahead from the work and I will be able to come home for both Christmas and New Years.  But more on that later! I mean festival season.  Back home, the Indiana State Fair should be nearing it’s end but here the towns are just … Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year