What’s Up: November 2022

Hi friends, welcome back! I feel like I always say this, but November was another busy, but great month! We have been getting settled in the new apartment, trying new restaurants, and getting into the holiday spirit. I spent time in Michigan decorating my parents’ house for Christmas and then we spent time in Atlanta…

Salzburg, Austria – DIY Sound of Music Tour

Hi friends, welcome back to my Germany and Austria series 🙂 While planning our trip, I saw we’d be close to Salzburg so I immediately added it to my itinerary to live out my Sound of Music dreams! I didn’t gracefully spin on top of an idyllic mountaintop, but we did have fun recreating the…

Salzburg, Austria – Hohensalzburg Fortress

Hi friends, welcome back to my Germany and Austria series 🙂 After leaving Eagles Nest, we drove about forty minutes to Salzburg to return the rental car and check into our hotel. We stayed at Hotel IMlaur Pitter and got a free upgrade to the Double Classic room. It was spacious, clean, and the bed…

Berchtesgaden, Bavaria – Maria Gern, Hintersee, and Ramsau

Hi friends, welcome back to my Germany and Austria series 🙂 After our incredible boat trip on Königssee, we hopped back in the car for more sightseeing. When I was planning this trip, I had a list of all the beautiful places I wanted to see and used that to make my itinerary. I knew…

Berchstegaden, Germany – Obersee & St. Bartholowmew

Hi friends, welcome back to my Germany and Austria series 🙂 After a rainy day in Berchtesgaden the previous day, Jon and I woke up to an overcast, but dry day. We got ready quickly and then headed back to Königssee. We purchased our boat tickets for the full trip to Salet onsite, and boarded…

Berchtesgaden, Bavaria – Königsee

Hi friends, welcome back to my Germany and Austria series! After hiking through Partnach Gorge, we headed east to our next stop of the trip, Berchtesgaden. This beautiful area is most known for its National Park, boat rides on Königssee, and Hitler’s Eagles Nest. The drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen took about two and a half hours…

Bavaria, Germany – Walchensee, Geroldsee, and Partnach Gorge

Hi friends, welcome back to my Germany and Austria series! After leaving the beautiful Eibsee, we drove about forty-five minutes to Walchensee. I originally planned to see this lake on our hike, but we skipped the hike to go up Zugspitze, and spent the afternoon hanging at the lake instead. I was on a mission…