• Travel
  • Castles in Germany – Schloss Neuschwanstein, a Fairytale Castle

    Neuschwanstein Castle in the snow

    There are so many amazing castles in Germany. But Schloss Neuschwanstein is the one I really wanted to visit. A Fairytale Castle A fairytale castle. That really is the best description for Schloss Neuschwanstein. Perched dramatically amidst  the spectacular Bavarian mountains it is famous as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. It also featured […]

  • Expat Life
  • Expat Resources

    Expat Resources

    When we moved the first time the word ‘expat’ was new to me. I didn’t even think about whether there would be expat resources available. I read one book – from the relocation company – about all the reasons expat assignments fail. Basically it’s because of the TRAILING SPOUSE…yep, another term I wasn’t really familiar […]

  • Expat Life
  • Crazy Days of Summer

    Crazy days of Summer

    Ah, the triumph of hope over experience. Every year I think it will be different, every year it’s the same. It’s the last few weeks of the school year.  When time goes on warp speed and EVERYTHING gets crammed into these last precious days. Right now I can’t keep track of what’s going on, who […]