My Very First Bubble Tea

My First Bubble Tea on www.MilliGFunk.com

As part of my Taiwanese culinary adventures, I’ve now eaten at a street-vendor noodle shop and had my very first bubble tea. The noodles were good, but the tea was fun. 🙂 Bubble tea is a very milky tea (in different flavors) with big tapioca balls at the bottom. The … Continue reading

My Very First Day as an Expat

Melissa's Very First Day as an Expat in Taiwan from www.MilliGFunk.com

  Originally written and published on my blog, A Year in Taipei on September 1, 2006. We’ve been in Taipei for 24 hours now. Here are my first impressions: First, no one seems at all affected by me. I’m one of the only Caucasians I’ve seen all day (a total … Continue reading

Reasons to Rethink Your Data Plan in Germany

Reasons to Rethink Your Data Plan in Germany

#170252424 / gettyimages.com   When my husband and I PCSed to Germany, it gave us the chance to rethink a few things, including how we spent both our money and our time. We had exciting new travel opportunities, a new baby, and we were living for the first time on … Continue reading

A #ThrowbackThursday Post: New Forms of Terrorism

A #ThrowbackThursday post about new forms of terrorism from MilliGFunk.com

Originally written and published on my blog, A Year in Taipei on August 11, 2006. My mom and I had just settled into our hotel in Ohio for the night when we saw the news on CNN about the disrupted attempt to blow up the planes headed from the UK … Continue reading

A Beautiful Pumpkin Patch that’s an Easy Drive from Hohenfels

MilliGFunk's Beautiful Family at Jerrys Pumpkin Patch

Every fall, American families living in Hohenfels, Grafenwoer, and Vilseck go to their local expat Facebook groups to ask, “where can we go pumpkin picking in Germany?” Friends, I’m here to let you in on a Bavarian expat secret: Jerry’s Pumpkin Patch. Jerry’s Pumpkin Patch is a beautiful pumpkin patch … Continue reading

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