Tag Archives: bavaria

Day Trippin’: Passau

A couple of weekends ago, my friend (and fellow American au pair) Julie and I made a day trip to Passau, a Bavarian city on the German/Austrian border. Three rivers meet in Passau, the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz, which make for some pretty scenery, especially on an unseasonably warm day at the end […]

Thrift Store Finds: Travel Guidebooks

I love guidebooks. Even though they’re out of date as soon as they’re printed, include expensive hotels and restaurants I would never frequent, and all their information is available online for free, I love them. When I was a kid, I would check guidebooks out of the library on a weekly basis to imagine all […]