German Food – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

I think we can all agree that Germany is a country renowned for many, many positives such as having a powerhouse economy, producing high quality consumer products and a culture …

Visiting World War 1 Graves on the Somme

As an Australian expat living in Germany,  I could not pass up the opportunity to take the six hour drive from our home in western Germany to France, to visit the …

Stone carvings in Europe

Since the dawn of time, the person who could whip up some sort of shelter using available materials would have been considered a useful person to have around. Although stone …

Why on earth do people run marathons??

There are many things I do not understand in this world including: Why there were no binoculars on the bridge of the Titanic. Why Australia doesn’t have loads of solar …

What it is like to drive on Germany’s autobahn?

The autobahn Criss crossing throughout Germany is a complex network of highways, collectively known as the autobahn. Traffic is controlled by an omnipotent authority and speed limits are changed according to …

La Rose Restaurant in Karlsruhe, Germany

La Rose is a tiny Syrian restaurant tucked away in the back strassers of Karlsruhe, Germany. I think it warrants a review because to my Australian expat tastes, it provides …