Getting Cologne-ial

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from living in places for just a few months at a time, it’s that you can’t really pack your suitcase for more than one season. With that in mind, at the beginning of the year I booked a week-long trip back to Germany in March to exchange my wardrobe … More Getting Cologne-ial

Tivoli Adventures

I’ve written before about Europa Park, the place I’ve been visiting throughout my life that has given me incredibly high expectations when it comes to amusement parks. It was these high expectations that kept me from ever showing much interest in the amusement park right in Copenhagen’s centre, Tivoli. Eventually, something changed. I started seeing … More Tivoli Adventures

A Gay Old Time

16-21 August was Pride Week in Copenhagen. I’ve never been to any Pride events in Edmonton, and there weren’t any going on nearby where I lived in Germany, so I wanted to take advantage of living in a city and finally check out an event that I’d heard so many great things about. So on … More A Gay Old Time

Holiday in Heidelberg

For years whenever I go to Germany, my mom and aunts have been saying, “We should go to Heidelberg.” Heidelberg is a university city about 150 km north of where my family lives. I’ve heard so many times about how beautiful it is and that it has one of the longest shopping streets in Germany. … More Holiday in Heidelberg

Roadtripping Home

After a last few adventures in Copenhagen with my mom, it was time to drive back to Germany. I felt pretty guilty that my mom had always driven me to Copenhagen, even when she came to see me, and always had to pay an exorbitant amount for the ferry. So this time I suggested we … More Roadtripping Home