Wish you were bier

Wish you were bier

As the early summer sun shines on Munich, the locals flock out to enjoy it after a long hard winter-before the typical long hard summer.Engaging in the favourite bavarian past time of sitting around with friends drinking copious amounts of beer.And what better place to do so then in one of Munich's many and a [...]

Moving to Germany, 2 years later

As many people have asked, and continually do so, I have finally decided to sit down and answer a why German post. Coming from Hawaii to Munich always seems to baffle people in conversation, and when the initial shock is over questions about the expat experience come up. Where are you originally from? I was [...]

Roaming Rotwand

Spring has sprung, and the time for hiking as begun All ryhming aside, I am seriously so happy the weather is becoming more- not yet perfectttt- acceptable for hiking! This past weekend we headed up to Rotwand. A cozy little hike around the Schliersee area. We had the brilliant idea to get up at 4am [...]

Hoover & Floyd

Eaaassyyy like Sunday morniiinngggg Here we are now with another of Aspen's Munich cafe recomendations. Todays highlight being: Hoover & Floyd aka the cafe shop that looks like it was decorate by a multitude of enlgish grandmothers with an affinity for textures. Not to say it isnt completely fabulous, The decor is so alive and [...]

Abroad to America

Sorry for the post abscence, but my year has started off quite stressed. I had to go to America spontaneously for, unfortunately, a funeral. I had to go to my grandparents home in Alabama. It started out with a completely complicated flight but Three countries and three layovers later I arrived in the home of [...]

Meanwhile in Munich

YES winter is finally here. With it came snow, glorious, super snow. Unlike what I assume to be the majority of the population, I am extremely overwhelmed and over joyed by this weather. I love running in snow, walking in snow and day dreaming from my office window as it snows.The chill in the air [...]

Am ende wird alles gut

Originally I had in mind to write a proper running post about the fantastic feeling New Years Eve running event, but in the end I think it was more so the feeling and what it stood for. Instead of another race day it was a day for reflection and the delightfulness that came along.   [...]

Hungriges Herz

Last name hungry, first name always. After my morning run today ( 14km) my heart was nothing but hungry. So I called up my good friend Cora and we set up a lunch date at an approprietly named spot. Sitting pretty along side the Fraunhoferstraße, sits the coolest cafe this side of glockenbach; Hungriges Herz [...]

Schneewittchen am Glockenbach

Hurray! absolute best day, I found the cafe that was made exactly for black hair, pale skinned, red lipped girls like me. Thats right, SCHNEEWITTCHEN am Glockbach. Nestled up deep in the heart of glockenbach, sits my new favourite cafe. Its bright, inviting, cozy and clean. I absolutely adored the warm winter environment.It was the [...]