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A Weekend in Florence

As part of our Italy trip this summer, we spent a long weekend in the Tuscan city of Florence. About an hour north of Rome, Florence sits in the middle of the Italian wine country, its picturesque landscape the inspiration for artists that flock to the birthplace of the renaissance. Where Rome was a barely…

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A Weekend in Rome

Allora, allora, allora! We’re back from our trip to Italy, the first big adventure post-covid lockdown. Our vaccination passport was used more than our actual passports, and our travel wardrobe included the ever chic and fashionable FFP2 mask (it goes with everything!). I’ll be writing about our trip in a few separate posts, since we…

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A Weekend in Düsseldorf

About 2 hours west of Bielefeld, in the heart of Germany’s Ruhrgebiet, is the city of Düsseldorf. The city is an industrial powerhouse that sprawls the banks of the Rhine river and is the seat of North-Rhine Westphalia’s government. I spent the better part of the week in a suburb of the city, speaking English…

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Mushaboom

As winter makes its grey and gloomy entrance (wait, is that any different than fall?) and we say our final goodbye to leaves, here’s my annual mushroom post. What can I say, I’m a fungi (heh). An ode to the outdoors We live nextdoor to a rather large park with a trail that loops around…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Erin. I write historical and women’s fiction. When I am not writing, I’m….writing. About my travels in Europe, daily life in Germany, and what it’s like living abroad.

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