A collection of stories about travel, life abroad, grief, language barriers, and mishaps.
Porto: What to See & Where to Eat
A general summary of things to do and places to eat in A Cidade Invicta. This page is largely for our wedding guests but also other readers that may want a consolidated look at what there is to see and do in Porto. As the name suggests, Porto has a long history as an important… Read more
Germany & Me: Getting Back with Your Ex
When I moved to Germany a year ago, I was equal parts nervous and excited. Nervous because I was leaving the friends and community that I’d made in Portugal, starting a new job, and, for the first time, moving with a partner rather than moving alone. (Although that last part doesn’t seem like something to… Read more
Writing, Wrap Ups, and The Thing
It’s been almost six months since I posted on this blog. And it’s been even longer than that since I tried to write something. When I say “write,” I mean really write. My own writing, not just the writing I get paid to do. In February of last year, my writing motivation took a huge… Read more