Welcome Week

Because I am so used to blogging I thought about writing about my first week at home too. After a small breakfast we unpacked some of our luggage, visited our neighbors for a cup of tea and then drove off to the woodquarter. It was so good to see my grandparents again. She made Schweinsbraten…

The Gathering Place – O‘ahu

Today is finally Christmas! Even though I don’t have any Christmas feeling at all. We started Christmas Eve with our check out of the hotel, our car return at Alamo and our check in at the Lihue airport in the morning. Then we had our breakfast at Starbucks, surrounded by Christmas carols. I love the…

The Garden Island – Kauai

Thursday morning, was our flight leaving from Kona to Kauai. The car return and the check in at the airport were quite easy. It’s a beautiful little open air airport right next to the ocean. There we had an improvised breakfast and strolled along the shops while waiting for our boarding. Furthermore, I finally received…

Hawai‘i – Big Island

Monday morning, 17th December (one week before Christmas), we woke up with a beautiful morning view in our bed and breakfast in Hilo. At 7:30 am there was tea and coffee upstairs. We spoke with our host about our plans for today and decided to visit a newly formed black sand beach and volcanoes national…

Finals week – Big Island

Monday I ran for 1:45h, it was very cool in the morning but nice for running. It was a really good start of the day. After breakfast I did some workouts and studied Pilates for the final today. Furthermore, I figured out how this will work with my transcripts of my final grades. I will…

Advent, Advent

Monday I ran for 1,5 hours even though my whole body was sore from yesterday’s rock climbing. After my granola breakfast I went to geology class where we had our last quiz. Today we learnt about energy resources, especially petroleum. After class I did some workouts at home, revised my study guide for geo, learnt…

Goodbye November

On Monday I took my morning run for 1:25h. It was really warm outside and the sun was shining brightly. I love watching the waves while running and how they reflect the sunlight. Furthermore, I had a good granola breakfast today. Then I went to college for geology class. There we had a quiz and…

Happy Thanksgiving! 🍁

This Monday I could really feel that the weather in Santa Barbara is getting colder and colder. It was the first run where I had to put on a jacket and scarf. After having my delicious granola I went to geology class. Because I was really cold again I even wear a sweater over my…

From the Hollywood Sign to San Francisco

On Monday I took my morning run and had a delicious breakfast before Christian picked me up for our drive to Los Angeles. We had to drive off early because of the big fires in Malibu and in this region. They really have a big impact and all cities are setting up donation operations so…

November here I come

Monday I took my usual morning run, today it was cloudy and quite cold. After having granola for breakfast I went to geology class where we had a quiz again and got our midterms back. I got 101 points and together with the study guide I even have 111! After geology class I drove back…