Archive for May, 2014

After we returned from the trip our Auto loan cleared and we picked up our new car…

The search had been an interesting journey. The Wife wanted something practical and good for that dog that we didn’t yet have and the baby that is planned but not yet on its way (sound familiar?). I explained that I had twice bought cars for the future: the first was the 5 door Golf GTi in the UK for a baby that sadly never came and the second was the Jeep which we only kept for a year.

Life changes and cars can too.


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I can make many excuses for my lack of posts over the last six months: I started a completely new career which has definitely been an adjustment and “stepping out of my comfort zone” has been more challenging than I ever imagined it could be; Moving to a country where English isn’t the main language (no matter how many times I might have jokingly said that about the US) and having little to no mental capacity left over from learning my new job; Helping The Wife feel comfortable in her new surrounding on her first international move; and the fact that I was up to date on my life history through cars. Living and working in Munich is very easy without a car so I have been car less for six months….. six long months.

But the truth is I just haven’t felt like writing, until now… (more…)

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Traders Hotel Upper East Beijing taken with panorama mode,

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The world’s tallest man-made structure is the 829.8 m (2,722 ft) tall Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The building gained the official title of “Tallest Building in the World” at its opening on January 4, 2010.

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BMW i8 Hybrid Test Vehicle


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