King-size living

About 80 years ago, there was a young man in Germany, Werner Lücke. Werner loved to play soccer. But instead of playing his favorite ball game, he had to fight in World War II. When the war was finally over, he was taken into a prisoner of war camp. During his time at the camp, … More King-size living

“Do not live in the past, but let your dreams be bigger than your memories.”

Wanda is a South African born entrepreneur. Since her first trip to the United States, she had been dreaming of living in this multifaceted and unique country. Captivated by the many opportunities that the United States offer individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and diverse talents, she embraced the opportunity when it came along to pursue … More “Do not live in the past, but let your dreams be bigger than your memories.”

Between Mountains and Ocean – why Jacob still gets mad thinking about his home search in Rio

When Jacob remembers his search for an apartment in Rio in 2014, he still gets mad. “It was so annoying! We probably looked at more than 40 apartments in three and a half months.” The native German had moved to Rio de Janeiro in 2009. The lease of his apartment was about to expire and … More Between Mountains and Ocean – why Jacob still gets mad thinking about his home search in Rio

Eggs in the mud

Our builder found out a few days before we were supposed to move in that the wrong fence had been ordered. It would take 10 days to two weeks for the right fence to come. My husband suggested to just keep the fence off and install the new one when it gets there. But that … More Eggs in the mud