On Crazy Kings and Reenactments

While in Germany we spent an entire day (the day after going to the Zugspitze) taking in three of the dreamy castles of King Ludwig II. We started in F├╝ssen, at Schloss Hohenschwangau, which was originally the home of Ludwig II’s parents, and then became his...

The East-West German Pepsi Challenge of 2010

After the seriousness of yesterday’s post, I thought it would be a good idea to post something a little, err, lighter today. One of the things on the schedule during our Germany visit was something Kat set up as a surprise for us: the Pepsi Challenge 2010. I...

So These Four Jews Go To Germany…

While on our wonderful family vacation in Germany, we had three Jewish experiences (two were planned; one was not) which I thought deserved mention in their own post. We first visited the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, which is completely different from...