The 14 Typical Questions from Family & Friends about Living in Germany

In June, I visited home in the United States, and it was the first time back in almost 2 years. I was home for only one week, and the time flew by. From visiting different family members and friends, the days just went by very fast. Before I knew it, I was back home in …

Announcing that World Thru Our Eyes now has its own Facebook & Twitter Page

It has been recently brought to my attention that I should create both a Facebook and a Twitter Page for this website.  And, this is just a quick post to announce that we have created a World Thru Our Eyes page in both locations. So, please, please follow these links to LIKE our Page on Facebook …

Where in the World Is Mauritius? Our First Adventure to the Southern Hemisphere to an Island Paradise

We have been living in Germany now for almost 2.5 years, and in this time we have traveled fairly extensively around western Europe and the Mediterranean.  With an early April Easter holiday, and the fact that we had both Good Friday & Easter Monday as a holiday, we wanted to plan a vacation to coincide …

Our Review of the St. Regis Resort in Mauritius – Let Me Summarize in One Word — “WOW”

Once we knew we wanted to travel to Mauritius for our extended Easter Holiday Weekend from Germany, we needed to find a place to call home for our planned 5 night stay.  After doing our research online, we selected to stay at the St. Regis Resort in Mauritius, and we were not disappointed!! NOTE: I …

Find Out Why Mauritius Is Called Heaven on Earth

Okay, I will admit it...being an American, I have never really heard of Mauritius before.  When we decided to take a vacation to somewhere warm over the extended Easter Holiday and for Amanda's birthday, we heard a lot of good things about Mauritius from our fellow German colleagues and from information we found online.  But, …

Here’s a Way to Celebrate Your New Year’s Eve – take a cruise from Barcelona to Morocco to the Canary Islands

While living in Germany, Amanda & I are taking full advantage of the number of vacation days and holidays we get, as well as how close so many countries are to where we live in southwestern Germany.  To take full advantage of seeing as many places as possible, while at the same time getting some …