Tag: expat friendships

London: Spring in Our Step

Living in Vienna has afforded me the opportunity to have a love affair with London. So much so, that I have returned on a number of occasions.  It’s a great metropolitan city that has things that Vienna doesn’t, such as: great shopping and a vast selection of international cuisines (which taste the way they should).…

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Refocusing

This has been the longest stretch of time that I’ve gone without blogging. The main reason I’ve taken a break is that I’ve been busy “living”.  In the past, I was so caught up in blogging, taking an obscene amount of pictures, and wondering what to write about next, that I’ve forgotten to enjoy where…

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Playing with Fondant

A few friends and I signed up for a fondant decorating class over the weekend.  I didn’t have very high expectations going into this, other than to have a fun evening with great company and learn something new. The course was taught entirely in German-with the four of us together, we managed pretty well.  Although…

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My So-Called Social Life

As recently as last November, when people asked “how do you like Vienna?” I’d sugarcoat it with “It’s a beautiful city…yada yada yada”, but what I really wanted to exclaim was how I just wanted to go home. There were many days in our first year that I had those thoughts.  Around that time, my…

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