Category Archive: Germany

Riding the Rail Pass in Europe

May 28, 2013 12 Comments »

Rail Travel picture

The train gently rocked back and forth, I spread out in my first class seat, plugged in my electronics, and enjoyed the complementary coffee that the steward brought me. Now this is the way to travel in Europe. No busy airports, security, or check-in. I simply got on the 1st class train car, found a […]

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Girlfriend Getaway Month

May 7, 2013 5 Comments »


“What – you’ve never heard someone make trumpet sounds out of the side of their mouth before?” She said with an accusing tone. “Um…no” I answered – and then smiled and went back to working on my writing. However at this point I was distracted with thoughts of the silly Lisa Lubin and her trumpet […]

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Spy vs Spy

April 26, 2013 9 Comments »

Teufelbergfeature 2

The simple 3 letter word – spy – always conjures up adventurous stories. imagination, and occasionally a martini and a bikini.  While in Berlin, I was able to turn my imagination into reality when I went to go visit the famous spy station Teufelsberg at one of the highest points in Berlin.  The high point […]

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The Beauty in Being Lost

April 16, 2013 15 Comments »


It should have been simple – I plugged the address into Google maps on my phone and the Strudel Factory was immediately identified. I zoomed in and realized that it was close by so I grabbed my camera, packed my backpack and went out to get some strudel and hopefully sit and enjoy the ambiance. […]

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