Category: Celebrations + Holidays

Frohe Ostern…Happy Easter! How Does Germany Celebrate Easter?

One quickly learns that "the church" is taken very seriously in Germany.  A look through history books, you can understand why?!  Germany, the area where Martin Luther posted his thesis against the Catholic Church starting the Protestant Reformation.  Germany, the land where many significant battles (yes, battles) between Protestants & Catholics during the Thirty Years ...

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year – One Week Before Moving to Germany

This is just a quick posting to wish everyone a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!!  I have not had an opportunity to add any new posts to this blog since the announcement we are moving to Germany. As you can imagine, there is so much involved with moving, and moving internationally is even ...

Travel to North Myrtle Beach in South Carolina

  During the week of August 20th, Amanda & I enjoyed a vacation in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  My parents, sisters, brother-in-law, niece, nephew & his girlfriend, enjoyed a wonderful, relaxing time at Crescent Shores.   Amanda & I flew down from NJ to Charleston, driving 2 hours north to NMB. Growing up in NC, ...