Author Archives: lifeistheadventure

34 steps to a new home…

Literally, 34 steps downstairs from our old flat to our new one! When the bigger flat downstairs became available, we decided to pack up and take advantage of the quick and easy move that would give us more space, a … Continue reading

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My boss gave me two tickets to see Prince live in Luxembourg! He was fantastic and played a whole medly of his top songs! I sang along and loved every minute of it 🙂

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America Week in Germany

Every few months, the local supermarkets celebrate “America Week” and put out a random assortment of foods, supposedly consumed in the USA. The packaging is covered in stars and stripes and the selection is both familiar and surprising. For example, … Continue reading

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Altstadt Festival

Every Summer during the last week of June, the city of Trier is transformed. Food and drink stalls line the pedestrian streets in the main downtown area, multiple stages are constructed, and hundreds of people make their way into the … Continue reading

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Polterabend Celebration

After being engaged (ok, I will be honest… many months before I was engaged) I began researching German wedding traditions. One event that I came across seemed so fun and unlike anything we do in the states. “Polterabend” comes from … Continue reading

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Our German Wedding- 06.09.2011

Two hearts, two traditions, two weddings… One life together Combining our two cultures, we were legally married in Germany on June 9th, 2011 and are having an additional celebration ceremony on October 15th, 2011 in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico. I … Continue reading

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Family Visit

It had already been decided many months ago that my family would come to visit us in Germany during the summer. We hoped it would make my move easier if my family could picture where I was, walk the streets … Continue reading