For a number of reasons I decided not to go home to Washington for the Christmas holidays. But the prospect of staying in a dorm all Christmas didn’t exactly excite me either, so I decided to go somewhere much closer and cheaper instead: England.
Well folks, that time is upon us! No, it’s not Christmas yet, we’re still in Advent. Why make a big deal distinguishing between Christmas and Advent when virtually nobody in this city regularly goes to church anymore? Good question, but that’s how it is. Continue reading “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”
The weekend of November 11 I made a weekend trip to Cologne to visit a friend. I had no idea it was the first weekend of Karneval. Continue reading “Kölnsch Karneval/Carnival in Cologne”
Halloween is mostly a holiday for tourists and English-speakers, or so I’m told. Nonetheless, I found a few fun ways to celebrate the holiday abroad. Continue reading “American Holidays in Germany”