Day Seven in München: Dachau and Dinner 

March 22, 2017 My last day in Munich consisted of gray skies with light rain and a day tour of Dachau, the first permanent concentration camp. The weather really did set the mood for the somber tour I was about to go on. I did my tour through InMunich and I'll was lucky to be … Continue reading Day Seven in München: Dachau and Dinner 

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Day Six in München: Salzburg, Austria

March 21, 2017 So let's pick up from where we left off. The note. I didn't realize just how much of a butthead I was to the new roomies when I first woke up, so I didn't have a chance to apologize to them face to face. I didn't really get a picture till after … Continue reading Day Six in München: Salzburg, Austria

Day Three in München: A mishap and a late trip to Freiburg

March 18, 2017 Since I'm writing about each day of my trip, I'm even going to tell you about the one that was mainly boring because I was a drunken idiot the night before. Apologies for the lackluster nature of this one. But at least I'm letting you know right up front so you can … Continue reading Day Three in München: A mishap and a late trip to Freiburg

​Day Two in München: Schloss Neuschwanstein

March 17, 2017 You may have heard of the Bavarian castle that inspired Walt Disney's fairy tale castle in the animated film Sleeping Beauty. But maybe you, like many others and myself, can't pronounce Neuschwanstein properly, so (out loud) you'll just call it the Disney Castle. I am so happy that I decided to book … Continue reading ​Day Two in München: Schloss Neuschwanstein

Day One in München: A trip, a tour, and a quiz.

March 16, 2017 Well, I was so excited to finally land in Munich after 20 hours of travel that I tripped and fell on my face on the way off the plane. I wasn't hurt though and jumped up and threw my hands in the air, "Welcome to Munich!" I exclaimed.  My train into Munich … Continue reading Day One in München: A trip, a tour, and a quiz.

To Munich I Go: That darn Delta in-flight wifi

It's been a long couple of days trying to finish up the winter quarter at DU and prepare for my spring break trip to Munich. This morning my flight left from Denver at 9 a.m. and I'm on my way to my first stop, Atlanta. Woohoo! Everything went smoothly getting to the airport, through security, … Continue reading To Munich I Go: That darn Delta in-flight wifi

A Critique of Henry Alford’s “Vacationing with Mom”

The title of this piece captivated me. Vacationing with Mom conveys a somehow comforting message in a dreadfully nagging tone. Author Henry Alford’s style of writing then quickly sucked me in with his lead about his mother inviting herself along on the ten day trip to Italy he was planning with his boyfriend of four … Continue reading A Critique of Henry Alford’s “Vacationing with Mom”