the 15 of 2015: christmas markets with my parents

My parents came to visit us in the beginning of December, which was the perfect time to explore more of Europe's Christmas markets. There are so many options within easy striking distance that I did quite a lot of research to figure out where we should go. We did go to the Brussels markets and... Continue Reading →

the 15 of 2015: a wedding!

We had a great trip back to the US this past fall for the wedding of one of our college friends. I was lucky enough to know the groom because of Grant, as they were roommates for half of college, so we inevitably spent a lot of time together. The wedding itself was gorgeous, and... Continue Reading →

the 15 of 2015: epic road trip

Shortly before we packed out from Belgrade, we went on an truly epic road trip down Serbia to Macedonia, Greece, and Albania. This trip has been on my to blog about list ever since we took it. We spent a night at a beautiful vineyard in Macedonia, then stopped at Meteora in Greece -- where... Continue Reading →

the 15 of 2015: a reunion

One of the great things about living abroad is going home to family and friends. I think being overseas has helped me appreciate where I came from more than if I had never left, and I certainly appreciate the people close to me in my life more than I think they know. Last spring, I brought Scarlett to... Continue Reading →

the 14 of 2014: new neighbors

Life as an expat is invariably full of ups and downs, and it is the people who really make the difference when it comes to how those ups and downs impact one's overall life experience. As we're nearing the end of our second tour, I've realized what a gift making a true friend is, particularly... Continue Reading →

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