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“House Hunters International: Renovation” is Casting

“House Hunters International: Renovation” is Casting

| October 30, 2014 | Reply

Recently, I received a note from a casting producer in the States.  She is looking for Expats who are renovating newly-purchased homes.  Here are some excerpts from her email.  If you or someone you know is interested, contact her! Text below:   My name is Nicole Ford, and I am a casting producer on an […]

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11 Scenes from Zagreb

11 Scenes from Zagreb

| October 26, 2014 | Reply

Croatia’s capital city, Zagreb, was a bit more cosmopolitan than I expected.  While there was some gray (and quite a bit of unartistic graffiti), the city was filled with color, art galleries, and fashion boutiques.                          

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Ten Beautiful Pictures of Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Ten Beautiful Pictures of Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Replies

After spending the past 4 days in Plitvice Lakes, I can honestly say that it is beautiful even in rain and snow.  Here are ten of my favorite photos from the two days we walked and hiked through the park.                          

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Plitvice Lakes: Still Beautiful on a Crappy Day

Plitvice Lakes: Still Beautiful on a Crappy Day

| October 23, 2014 | Reply

In the wee hours of the morning, thunder shook our cabin.  A rainstorm pelted the windows until right about when we headed to the next building for breakfast.  We walked through light sleet, marveling at the 40-degree drop in temperature that we were experiencing in our trip.  Not a few minutes after we entered the restaurant, our […]

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Road Trip!

Road Trip!

| October 17, 2014 | Reply

It’s never fun packing, but packing for multiple countries, changing temperatures, and various activities–well, it’s a challenge.  The car is full of normal clothes, hiking gear, an average of 3 coats per person, a case of water, road food, movies and activities for the kid, and more chargers than a person should own.  Seriously: WHY ARE […]

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Martinstag is Coming – and So is Martinsmarkt!

Martinstag is Coming – and So is Martinsmarkt!

| October 14, 2014 | Reply

I’ll admit it: I arrived in Germany two years ago with no idea who St. Martin of Tours–in Germany, Sankt Martin–was. So when 11 November, or Martinstag, approached in our town, my daughter’s Kindergarten began preparations and I had no idea what was happening: Sequoia was making a lantern for a procession through town, we were […]

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