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Travel: Impressions from Las Vegas

We only spent two nights and a full day in Las Vegas before we picked up our rental car and drove East to the national parks. But we still had a fun time in that weird city in the middle of the desert. I had been to Vegas before, just before Christmas 2016, so I […]

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My Winter Vacation Plans

Do you know what one of the most pleasant feelings for a teacher is? The last day of school when a break starts. You have the evening off, you do not have to work, and the whole break is still ahead of you. It is simply wonderful. I have this feeling right now since a […]

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Boston: Downeast Cider House Tour | janavar

Boston: Downeast Cider House Tour

Last Friday I went out with colleagues for a Downeast Cider House tour. I have been a big cider fan ever since I lived in Ireland (a loooooong time ago). While you can find even pear and berry ciders in Ireland and rose cider in Canada, New England companies produce almost only apple cider – […]

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Travel: Why I love Manhattan | janavar

Travel: Why I love Manhattan

Sometimes my boyfriend and I joke that I am a lot more excited about him living in the middle of Manhattan than he is. I would totally move there if I could and hardly ever leave the island again. But since this is almost impossible thanks to my visa, I have to make do with […]

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Boston: The Museum of Science

Although everybody recommended the Museum of Science in Boston to me, I never went there until two weeks ago. On a Saturday afternoon my friend, her kids, her kids’ friends and I drove to the Museum that is on the banks of the Charles River. As a teacher working in Massachusetts I got an entry […]

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