Letting Go

Letting Go

“We must try not to sink beneath our anguish…but battle on.” –Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince I’ve been feeling A LOT of emotions the past few weeks. It all started when I said goodbye to my parents. Since then, everyday presents new opportunities for self-reflection and growth. Change is coming. It’s drawing near on …

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An anniversary celebration in Prague: I lasted a whole year!

An anniversary celebration in Prague: I lasted a whole year!

“She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” -Elizabeth Edwards Monday 1 May is International Workers’ Day; happy Labor Day in Europe! As I write this post I’m sitting at a table in Starbucks in Prague enjoying my morning Americano, and reveling in the direction …

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Nuremberg: The Imperial City

Nuremberg: The Imperial City

On 2o April, 1945, the 3rd and 4th Infantry Divisions of the 15th Army Corps of the 7th US-Army liberated Nuremberg from the rule of the National Socialist regime. The official victory celebration was held on 21 April 1945, on the Main Market Square. At a further victory celebration of the 3rd Infantry Division on …

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January 2k17: from France to Austria and everything in between.

January 2k17: from France to Austria and everything in between.

Last month was incredibly exciting! In a matter of thirty days I was able to visit six different countries. I spent time in Germany (of course), France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and finally Austria. Here’s a quick recap of the month of January and all its adventures: Paris, France: 30.12.2016-04.01.2017 As I previously wrote about …

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Frohe Weinachten: 2016 you were great, 2017 I can’t wait!

Frohe Weinachten: 2016 you were great, 2017 I can’t wait!

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy Boxing Day from Deutschland! Today is another mellow holiday spent at home. Hanging out in the living room, kids cartoons playing on the t.v. in the background, trains, cars and tracks scattered across the living room …

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Wurzburg: My first trip to Bavaria.

Wurzburg: My first trip to Bavaria.

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” -Buddha The anticipation: Saturday 12 November 2016. It’s nearly ten a.m. and I’ve slept in, showered, scrolled through the endless “Trump? What now?!…” Facebook posts and news articles online. I wandered …

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