Getting my feel for Frankfurt

I spent my first two days in Frankfurt walking around in the rain and taking in the sites and then going out with new hostel friends at night. I explored the city for about 6 hours with a traveler from Australia, and we literally would see a building we liked and head for it. We…

A traveling we will go

I am usually quite the planner. I like to know where I’m going and how I am getting there and what I am doing when I get there. This trip has made me throw that all right out the window! Now, I really just go with the flow. For the past few days I have…

An art filled day in Stuttgart

What do you do when you wake up and there are ominous clouds in the sky? Walk around a museum of course! I took myself to the Kuntsmuseum Stuttgart where the regular collection was closed but the two special exhibitions were open; Luisa Richter and Gego. I found that I was very interested in the…

A very brief history or Mercedes-Benz

Today was a little adventure to the Mercedes-Benz Museum. There is a Porsche Museum as well but apparently it is just cars and no history. The Mercedes museum offered the history of Mercedes as well as snippets of history throughout the world and how that affected this German engineered car. Think of WWI, WWII, the…

Crazy in Stuttgart

Today started like any other day with a mission to find a new pair of Havaianas of course. As I was walking around yesterday, my favorite go to flip flops decided to finally give out. Needless to say, this made for a lovely barefoot walk along the streets of Stuttgart, Germany. I chose to take…

Bern baby Bern

My parents left me on May 1 and my adventure of backpacking officially started. I looked at a map of Europe and found a city and decided to go there and that is how I ended up in Bern, Switzerland. Bern is the capital of Switzerland and has a great walking promenade full of stores…