Author Archives: supertylor

About supertylor

British Columbian 20-something spending a(nother) year in Trier, Germany.

Normandy: Breakfast on the Beach, and Courseulles-sur-Mer

Waking up in a parking lot – even a nice one – is a strange way to start a day. We had managed to sleep pretty well however, mostly because the drive had totally tuckered us out. I had arranged … Continue reading

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A Canadian and a German do Normandy – in a Camping Car!

After our last adventure in the camping van, Svenja and I were eager to get out on the road again. Fast-forward to last week when the fates came together in our favour, as Svenja had vacation time and we were … Continue reading

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Visiting the Western Front: Arras and Ypres

Two weeks ago Svenja and I borrowed her mom’s camping van and headed off for an overnight trip. Being the history nerds that we are, we decided on a quick trip out to Arras in France and Ypres in Belgium, … Continue reading

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First of May – Erster Mai

Spring has long since arrived in Germany, a fact I was all too aware of the last few weeks as I was bombarded with the worst allergies I’ve had in years. Thankfully that’s all cleared up now, as today is … Continue reading

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Heidelberg

Images of Heidelberg, during the Christmas Market Season, on a clear Sunday in December I love Heidelberg, so much so that I find it hard to express in words. Rather than submit you to my hacky attempt, I’ll leave you … Continue reading

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2013: A Year in Blogging Review: in List Form

What do German pillows, German breakfasts, and vinyl sweat suits have in common?

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What’s Munich Without the Oktoberfest?

Sometime in May I was asked to go with my guy friends here in Trier to Oktoberfest. It seemed like everyone was going, even C. from Mainz and J. from England, so I quickly agreed even though I still wasn’t … Continue reading

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