Away to Annecy

Originally published Oct. 12, 2016 by Maggie Beheler-Amass This weekend we traded the city streets and the Mediterranean Sea for rocky trails and Lake Annecy.…

A ‘Dam Good Time

One of my favorite lines in the musical “Hamilton” comes from Alexander Hamilton and his son Philip. In the song “Blow Us All Away”, they…

Top 10 foods to try in Germany

Wisconsin owes many of its delicious food traditions to German culture, from brats and beer to potato salad and pretzels. I was thrilled when my…

The First 31 Days

Frankly, it’s hard to believe I’m already one month into my stay here in Germany. The past 31 days have been really outstanding. Heading into…

Vallendar: Different.

Different. This enigmatic word can take on numerous meanings depending on the context in which it’s used. In some instances it can take on a…