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Out of 2000: The Regensbloggers

Next up in my celebration of 2,000 posts, come the favorites of Sarah and Cliff, the authors of the Regensblog. They’re great people and its been great meeting them in Bremen, Berlin, Munich, Weimar, and Regensburg.

We’re from not very exciting places in the U.S. (at least, not exciting to us). Since moving to Europe […]

WEBUM – Queer Expedition

In my humble opinion, the most highly anticipated event during the Whiney Expatriate Bloggers Unmissable Meetup – the WEBMU – is the (now) annual Queer Expedition, which is now in its third year.

Two years ago, in Dresden, Ian, of Letters Home, and I checked out its tiny and noisy gay scene on Friday night—it […]

LederLove

At Regensburg Dult

Living in Weimar, I am rarely, if ever, exposed to the stereotypical Bavarian Lederhosen—the clothing that most Americans associate with Germans in Germany—the leather pants, suspenders, and funky shirt on a dude, while the girls wear a dress that enhances their own endowments and looks like it came straight out of […]

Silly German Politics

I’m in Regensburg for the Regensbloggers‘ Apartment Warming Party.

While my hosts are busy setting up, I am exploring Regensburg—I’ve never been here before and I have to confess, it’s a charming city. I can immediately see why its popular with tourists from both abroad and Germany.

The Regensburg Dom is a beautiful structure that […]

What a Weekend!

1 cent, Salt, Bread: A German Welcome to Your New Home

I should probably be getting back to finishing my current work project—a deadline is looming tomorrow—but instead I need a few minutes to decompress. My first load of laundry is in the dryer (I need what’s in it tonight), the second (of three) […]