Wordless Wednesday: Time Slows Down for the Carosel

Time Slows Down for the Carosel

This is one of my favorites from a photography club outing at the Nürnberg Christmas Market. The carousel is in the children’s market, and it’s two levels! We had a fun night, shooting, and I learned a little more about my DSLR. #travel #photography #night A photo posted by Melissa … Continue reading

Diary of Slovenia: Day 1

German Countryside on www.MilliGFunk.com

We left our house in Germany this morning at around 8:00 a.m. Once the dogs were settled in at the kennel, we hit the highway for Slovenia, expecting a six-hour travel day. The German Autobahn is famous for high-speed driving. It’s traffic jams, which are called “Staus” in German, are … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: German Beer Truck

Bier Post Beer Truck at Thurn & Taxes Market in Regensburg Germany on www.MilliGFunk.com

I fell in love with this antique beer truck (complete with taps on the side) at the Thurn & Taxis Palace Christmas Market in #Regensburg #Germany this year. We went last weekend on a date (22 weeks pregnant in this bump pic), and it was a really good time! #travel … Continue reading

DIY Apple Cider Vinegar Shower Cleaner

DIY Apple Cider Vinegar Shower Cleaner from www.MilliGFunk.com

I seriously can’t believe I’m writing this post or sharing these pictures, but sometimes you’ve just gotta air the dirty laundry (or the dirty shower) in hopes that your horribly, embarrassingly, dirty shower floor will help someone else. This simple DIY Apple Cider Vinegar Shower Cleaner might be the only … Continue reading

A Mountaintop Monastery with Monk’s Beer & a Christmas Market!

If you’re looking for a truly unique Christmas market experience, and especially if you like trying beer when you travel, you should put the Kreuzberg Monastery on your Christmas must-see list. Their Christmas market, called the Adventsmarkt im Kloster Kreuzberg, is only held for one weekend each year, so don’t miss … Continue reading

The Many Smaller Christmas Markets of Cologne

The Many Christmas Markets of Cologne via MilliGFunk.com

Below the enormous, gothic Cologne Cathedral lies a city that’s known for its Kolsch beer and its location on the Rhine River. Cologne is a cultural hub for the region, boasting music performances, museums, and other attractions as well as countless great restaurants and Biergartens. At Christmas time, though, it’s easy … Continue reading

The Advent Market at Legenfeld Castle in Burglegenfeld

Advent Market at the Legenfeld Castle

For  two days only, the castle (Burg) in the town of Burglegenfeld holds an advent and art market. If you live nearby, you’ve probably seen the castle, which sits high on the hill in the middle of town. What you might not know (I definitely didn’t) is that the Castle … Continue reading

Flaming Coffee, American Donuts, and More at the Rudesheim Christmas Market

The Rudesheim Christmas Market on MilliGFunk.com

Of the 15 or 20 Christmas Markets we’ve visited in Europe, the Christmas Market in Rudesheim, Germany, is one of our absolute favorites. The town of Rudesheim is hilly and quaint, situated directly on the Rhine River. The area is known for Riesling production, so in the summer months you’ll … Continue reading

The Free Animal Park Near Hohenfels that Your Kids Will Love

Small Shaw at the Höllohe Animal Park Near Hohenfels

About: Wildlife park Höllohe is the free animal park near Hohenfels that your kids will love. There are 30 hectacres of paved and gravel paths, penned and field-roaming wildlife, and even flower and herb gardens. Founded in 1989, the park is run by a committee of volunteers. Their website is … Continue reading

Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf

MilliGFunk Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf 6K

Now that I’ve announced our pregnancy, I can finally tell you about the last road race I ran. I didn’t want to tell you about it until you knew I was pregnant, because being pregnant was part of what made the race fun for me. This was also the first big … Continue reading

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