The time has come: We’re leaving our European home. Matt has lived in Vienna for almost two years, and for me, it’s been about a year and half. It’s been an exciting, frustrating, and ultimately empowering experience for both of us. Vienna is a city of secret doors, and we consider ourselves very fortunate that a few cracked open for us.
It’s impossible to capture the complexity of our expat life in a single blog post, but I can distill what we’ll miss most into a list of ten:Read More »
The cure for anything is salt water — sweat, tears, or the sea. (Danish writer Karen Blixen)
February is a tough time to be a lot of places, and Vienna is no exception. Volatile weather, gray skies, cranky people — this month is not our adopted city’s finest, and we were very much in need of a getaway.
And what better place to design an uplifting weekend than Copenhagen, capital of the world’s happiest country and a headquarter of Scandinavian style?
January is a dreary time in Vienna, and left to my own devices, I’d be huddled under a blanket and never leave the apartment. But my brother came to visit during his college break, and come hell or high snow, we had sights to see.
Together, Paul and I took more than 700 photos during his two-week stay. Here are just a few!Read More »
Our Christmas trip to Texas was plagued by weather delays, “technical difficulties,” and inexplicable reroutes by Delta Airlines. A 15-hour travel itinerary ultimately turned into a grueling three-day mess, complete with a lost bag. But there was one highlight along the way: an unexpected night in Paris.Read More »