Vending Machines in Germany

Learning to Live in Germany Found Eggs for Sale in a Vending Machine Normally when Americans think of a vending machine, they envision cookies, crackers, Snickers bars and soda inside a machine. You put some coins or bills into the machine, pull a lever or push a button and out comes the product! Well, here in … Continue reading Vending Machines in Germany

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Rapeseed Fields

Many of you have probably noticed all the bright yellow fields in our pictures and alongside the road, (if you're in Germany). We watched the transformation this spring as the fields slowly bloomed full of vibrant flowers that are nearly taller than us. The smell is intoxicating--the texture and landscape is out of this world. We thought … Continue reading Rapeseed Fields

Learning to Live in Germany Visits the Jexhof Bauernhof Museum

Our Visit To The Jexhof Museum After a week of crazy weather and snow--along with temperatures fit for December--we had the luxury of some sunshine and a warmer day--about 60 degrees.  We set out again, over the hill and through the woods on our bikes to the Jexhof Bauernhoff Museum. As you can see, the scenery … Continue reading Learning to Live in Germany Visits the Jexhof Bauernhof Museum

Learning to Live in Germany Attend a Maypole Celebration in Bavaria

Maibaumaufstellen mit Maifest, I. Mai 2017 in Puch Germany Puch, Germany We recently heard about an Bavarian tradition that is celebrated in most small towns in Germany.  The local people get dressed in their costumes and all come out to witness the maypole being hoisted upright in the town center (If you look really close … Continue reading Learning to Live in Germany Attend a Maypole Celebration in Bavaria

Olympiapark in Munich

"Learning to Live in Germany" Ventured into the Olympic Park and Stumbled on a Bike Race Who says a blustery cold day in April should stop anyone from riding an S-Bahn train for an hour, hopping a U-Bahn train for a few stops--just to hike for 6 miles in Munich's famous Olympiapark? Imagine our surprise when … Continue reading Olympiapark in Munich

Part II: Continuing on the Bayernnetz für Radler (Bavaria Network for Cyclists)

The Bavaria Network for Cyclists is Endless We decided to try another route on the Bavaria Network for Cyclists. This time we tried a path alongside the highway heading to Landsberg am Lech, Germany. We had to cycle up the biggest hill ever (not pictured) and when we got to the top, we noticed one of … Continue reading Part II: Continuing on the Bayernnetz für Radler (Bavaria Network for Cyclists)

Bayernnetz für Radler (Bavaria network for cyclists)

After extensive research--we've finally "sort of" figured out how to find our way around on our bikes from town to town. We use the Bavaria Network for Cyclists routes. Each trip is an learning experience on how to use the bike routes and follow the directions. This may sound strange to all you bike riders … Continue reading Bayernnetz für Radler (Bavaria network for cyclists)

Getting Our Drivers License In Germany

Getting your drivers license transferred from the US into a German drivers license, otherwise known as a Führerschein is no small feat--but it can be done. Luckily, the state of Washington (where we are from) is one of the states in America that is recognized by the Federal Republic of Germany. You have six months … Continue reading Getting Our Drivers License In Germany

Hellabrunn Der Munchner Tierpark (The Munich Zoo)

Yesterday we visited the most beautiful zoo in Munich, Germany. The Munich Zoo Hellabrunn was founded in 1911 and is known as the first Geo-zoo in the world. Please click on the link above so if you ever come to Munich on a holiday (vacation) you can be sure to add that to your itinerary--we highly recommend … Continue reading Hellabrunn Der Munchner Tierpark (The Munich Zoo)