Dear Reader If you’re looking for flight deals to Europe, a good bet would be to check out dead-of-winter, not-around-the-holidays dates. However, as you hover your cursor over the “buy now” button, you may think to yourself — is it even worth it to travel to Europe in the winter? The answer, as it is... Continue Reading →
Iceland – Know Before You Go!
Dear Reader, Life moves differently in Iceland. This may not come as a surprise to you if you digest those articles that wax lyrical about why the Nordic work-life balance (or should I say LIFE-work balance, as the emphasis falls more heavily on the former) reigns supreme. Now that I have had the pleasure of... Continue Reading →
It may be just the German way?
Dear Reader, As I sit on the Lufthansa plane, departing from Frankfurt, Germany, I’m already starting to miss this country. For those of you who follow CuriousWordsBlog.com, you will already know that I encountered a somewhat unfortunate series of events already. First, before I even departed from Boston, I learned at an airport check-in counter... Continue Reading →
Obligatory Museum Post — Berlin, Germany
Dear Reader, Does anyone else feel a weird obligation to stop by a local museum when visiting a foreign city? Whenever I search for “things to do in insert-city-here,” often, a museum is likely to make the list, if not top it. For example, in Paris one should visit the Louvre, in London — the... Continue Reading →
Rainy Day in Hamburg, Germany
Dear Reader, It’s hard to love a city on a rainy day. During my stay in Berlin, Germany (more here and here), I had the pleasure of taking a short excursion to the city Hamburg. Only about two hours north-west from the capital city by train, Hamburg is Germany’s second largest metropolitan area and is... Continue Reading →
Dark Dining in Berlin
Dear Reader, Have you seen the 2010 romantic comedy “When in Rome?” Yeah, it wasn’t that memorable for me either. Regardless, there is one scene for me that stands out — the dark dining scene. Since seeing the film years ago, I’ve wondered what it would really be like to have dinner in 100% darkness.... Continue Reading →
Winter in Europe with Just One Carry on??
Dear Reader, Merry Christmas! (And, if you don’t celebrate Christmas, then, I still hope your day is merry.) While the holidays are usually a cause for tradition, this Christmas is a first for me — I’m spending it abroad! My boyfriend and I are in Germany, and we will be traveling to a few different... Continue Reading →