7 Gestures to Avoid…

It is just too hot to go outside right now, and so here I am next to the fan inside our apartment perusing YouTube for interesting videos about American Culture. Here is one I found about hand gestures, seven specific one that Americans use frequently, but that would NOT fly in some other countries around the world: Continue reading

A place to get away…

I know I don’t normally discuss the touristy stuff here on Living the American Dream in Europe, but it is at times a part of the experience, just like being silly and obsessed with things from my home culture, so here we are. Over the weekend my husband had a birthday and to counter the evils or fun of the night of (depending on how you look at it), we spent Sunday exploring a very small area of the Eifel region near Trier Germany. My husband found Berg Ramstein near a small village and thought it looked easy enough to trek to and around in less than one day, so off we went. Continue reading