Grant’s Farm, St. Louis, MO

Before we left for Germany we had to drop off our car in St. Louis so it could be shipped over to us.  After dropping the car off, I wanted to make our 7 hour drive worthwhile so I researched places we could visit. I found Grant’s farm while looking online and thought it would... Continue Reading →

Karlstal Gorge

The German thing to do on a Sunday, because all of the stores are closed, is go for a hike. So that's exactly what we did! I heard through the grapevine about a trail very close to where we live. After a 15 minute drive, we were transported to a magical gorge with wooden benches... Continue Reading →

Luxembourg City

During Steve and Helen's visit we also went to Luxembourg. We made a quick stop to see the Luxembourg American Cemetery where General George S Patton Jr is buried alongside 5,076 service members, many of whom lost their lives in the Battle of the Bulge. The cemetery is a beautiful final resting place for the... Continue Reading →

Burg Eltz and Geierlay Bridge

Steve and Helen came to visit so I planned some day trips for us to take. On the last Monday in September we loaded into the car to head to a castle. This is not just any castle, though. This castle has been in the same family for the last 800 years, that’s 33 generations!... Continue Reading →

Trier, Germany

On Friday August, 25th we took our first trip since arriving in Germany. Rob had the day off so we decided on a short day trip to Trier. Trier is just a quick 1 hour drive on the Autobahn. It was the first time we drove on the Autobahn where there was no speed limit... Continue Reading →

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