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Chocolate Museum

If you’re ever in Cologne, stop by the Chocolate Museum. It’s pretty small, so it can be done in an hour or two, depending on how long you stay in the chocolate shop when you’re done.
Inside the museum, they have a small production line set up that churns out little bit-sized bars of Lindt chocolate. [...]

Used Car Salesman

To my friends: Does anyone want to sell my car for me after I go to Germany? You’ll make a nice 10% commission, which could be $600-$800 depending on how good you are.
If not, that’s fine. I’ll probably end up selling it to a dealer or maybe donating it to charity if I my craigslist [...]

Bier und Wein

Bier und Wein
Originally uploaded by Mike A.
A taste of Germany, as made available by Top Food & Drug.
From Left to Right:

St. Pauli Girl Lager
Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen Amber
Paulaner Salvator Double Bock
Paulaner Hefe-Weizen
Bitburger
Ayinger Ur-Weisse Dunkel Wiezen
Hofbräu Original
Hofbräu Hefe Weizen
Optimator Spaten
Hirschbräu Bavarian-Weissbier Hefeweise
Hirschbräu Dopple-Hirsch Bavarian Dopplebock
Schlink Haus Spätlese Nahe
Neuschwanstein Castle Riesling

Ich möchte ein Grande Americano, bitte.

Originally uploaded by hirzelka

Carol and I go to Starbucks a bit too often, but it’s a nice walk after dinner and the baristas there are nice–one even donated a kidney to a customer! In any case, it looks like we’ll be able to keep post-prandial over-priced coffee tradition alive in Heidelberg. There are two Starbucks [...]

Ich bin ein Heidelberger

Old Bridge in Heidelberg
Originally uploaded by Monguinhas

The word finally came, and we’re going to be moving to Heidelberg. It’s a relief to finally know (and totally excellent that we got our first choice), but my first thought was, “Holy crap, we’re moving to Germany. What were we thinking?” That passed quickly, though, and now I [...]