Showing posts with label traveling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label traveling. Show all posts

Monday, March 12, 2012

hamburg germany

I was just sitting in bed, drinking some Nighty night tea and going through a folder on my desktop labeled "organize me", full of about 6 months worth of junk and photos.. and i found all the pictures i took in europe this last fall and i realized there were some cities that i never posted.
Maybe I wasn't in a hurry to post these of Hamburg because we didn't like it very much. It was pretty dumpy and didn't have much as far as sight seeing... and it was SO COLD. So cold I couldn't even stand to have my hands out of my pockets to take pictures.


One funny thing happened though! The guys were in line at a fast food restaurant and I was sitting down with candy i bought from the grocery store and a gentleman came over and starting talking to me in German and pointing at my candy. I was obviously confused but after a few minutes of broken english from him i gathered he wanted a piece of my candy... and even gave me money for it. He kept saying "favorite! favorite!" I don't know if asking strangers for candy is common over there but i thought maybe I should do that more in the states.. how amazing would that be?

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sidenote: we're all moved in to our new place! i use that lightly since only about 50% is in place and totally livable but we're in and slowly but surely making it more homey. it seems like it always takes me FOREVER to actually get stuff hung up and decor in place. I can't wait to show you my new workspace.. i'm calling it my studio because that sounds fancier and more fun! I'll have a little tour as soon as its all set up.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Berlin

Berlin was by far the best city we visited in Germany. A local friend showed us around the city to all the neat historical places and directed us through the public transportation. We got coffee at a cute little place called Caras and walked around the big mall across the street, where i passed on the cutest orla kiely notebook, which i now strongly regret! (Why did i do that??)
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(holocaust memorial)
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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Bielfeld, DE

Bielfeld, DE
Bielfeld, DE
Bielfeld, DE
Bielfeld, DE
Bielfeld, DE
Bielfeld, DE
Bielfeld, DE
Bielfeld, DE
{wifi hasn't been steady so i'll be posting when i can but probably not as often as i thought i would be}

Bielefeld was gorgeous, as you can see. We went to Sparrenberg castle which was absolutely amazing. And also walked around downtown a bit. It was nice to have some locals with us who could translate and tell us more about what we were seeing.

We've been having a blast so far. Driving is a little bit crazy for us since the roads are TINY and our vehicle is ginormous (and we can't read street signs) but it makes for some good stories!

Off to Berlin today!


Saturday, February 5, 2011

seattle day trip

I got to spend thursday in seattle with my sister and cousin, mostly window shopping and eating. (Afterward I went into a sugar coma.. you'll see why) I like seattle a whole lot and its super nice living close enough to visit often! Though i'm still a bit distraught they no longer have one of my favorite places there anymore.


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the gum wall. super pretty from far away.. super gross close up

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caprese sandwich from DeLaurenti

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browsing and sampling pikes best produce.

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doughnuts at top pot

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salted caramel cupcake from cupcake royale. it was the best thing i've ever tasted.. i would highly recommend getting it as soon as possible. and share with someone because it is WAY rich.

I worked out with my mom's personal trainer the next morning and i definitely felt the effects (i was weak and headachey) from eating SO MUCH sugar. but its fun to splurge in a big way every now and then.

Hope you're having a great weekend so far.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

more california travelin

When i was in southern california i had the chance to visit some of my closest friends there. Their (two sisters) family was a second family to me and we rarely spent a day without seeing each other, so after five years of not getting to visit i was a tad excited to say the least!
A whole lot has changed in those five years.. we're all married. and one has 3 kids now. but it was just like old times.
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Their parents own the cutest self serve frozen yogurt shop and i filled mine to the brim and added a dozen different toppings.. (when its free, you load up!) it was fun to see the behind the scenes of a yogurt shop.
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And the reason i was in san diego in the first place, my cousin got married! I was wedding day coordinator, walkie talkie and all. It was such a beautiful wedding. Kim dreamed up every tiny detail and it was so dang cute. All her hard work with every DIY detail paid off.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

san francisco (2)

we ate lunch at the cliff house and it was AMAZING. It had a beautiful view and i felt fancy. I ordered sourdough french toast with apple compote.. (bliss!).
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and i'll conclude the san francisco pictures with a dorky one of me in front of the bridge at dusk.
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