Luge World Cup in Whistler this Weekend!

This weekend, the Luge World Cup will come to the Whistler Sliding Centre, with races on Friday (night) and Saturday (daytime). There’s also food trucks, beer & Glühwein/mulled wine stand, a DJ and fireworks (Friday Night) and much more! The German athletes are among the most successful lugers – at last week’s World Cup in […]

Health resort of Bad Burnas on the Black Sea in 1926

My connection to Bessarabia and Bad Burnas As some of you may know, my background is from Europe. From my mother’s side, I am connected to Bessarabia, the place that no longer exists, except in the memories of the people who were born & raised there. My grandmother/Oma was born in Leipzig, a large village […]