Cochem – Castles, Riesling, and Squad

July 20, 2018 – July 22, 2018 Recently, Tyler and I learned that Riesling wine region in Germany is just a short 3.5 hour drive from Amsterdam. Although the sweet, white wine is not my typical drink of choice, I love a good road trip and a good wine country. Friday after work, we hopped…

Oktoberfest

September 15, 2017 – September 18, 2017 September was a busy month with visitors who stopped in Amsterdam before and after the main attraction: Oktoberfest, aka 1 of the top 10 items on my bucket list. And I’d have to say, it is all it’s cracked up to be. We decided to head to Munchen…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Cologne

December 10, 2016 – December 11, 2016 There’s nothing like a good tacky Christmas sweater party with the rowdiest bunch of accountants and trip to the Christmas markets to get you in the mood for the holidays. (Oh, and Glühwein, lots of Glühwein, but I’ll get to that part later). Especially since we are deciding to…

Hamburg – Home of the Hamburger?

November 11, 2016 – November 13, 2016 This past weekend I visited my 8th country on our first weekend getaway. We tagged along with 13 almost complete strangers who had planned the trip to Hamburg, Germany, about a 4 hour drive from Amsterdam. Having never really heard of Hamburg before, I wasn’t sure what I…