You might be wondering, "Why Marseille?" That was a common question people had when I told them where I was going this past weekend. While we had an absolutely wonderful weekend in Marseille, I'll be honest, I booked the plane tickets there because they were the cheapest!
London, what a place! I think growing up I'd always kind of had this dream of going to London. It seemed so distant and foreign, but somehow within reach because of the sophisticated sounding English that is spoken there.
I never really considered going to Hanover for a weekend trip. It’s relatively small and 4 hours by train from Amsterdam. But when given an opportunity to check out a new city, I try not to pass that up. My boyfriend plays full-time tennis, which means he sometimes travels to different countries to play in tournaments, and I so happen to be very free on the weekends (au pair perks!). I tagged along for a mini road trip and got to spend a Sunday afternoon exploring Hanover all on my own.
I'll be honest, before most trips I will do lots of research, reading blogs and watching videos about the place I'm visiting. For this trip, I did almost nothing. I knew that this trip was almost entirely Oktoberfest so I figured I'd had a general idea of what it'd be like. Oktoberfest was bigger and crazier than I could have imagined.
I'm very lucky for the way everything sort of fell in place for me when I was planning on moving to Europe. I've been dating my boyfriend(Nathan) for the past year and a half. We meet at university in Chicago, but he was born and raised in The Netherlands. When I was planning this year … Continue reading Weekend Adventures