One of the greatest perks of living in Europe is that bordering countries are usually an easy drive away. This past week, I took a day trip to explore the city of Amsterdam during my winter vacation. This iconic city is pretty incredible…..like, wow… I can only imagine what it’s like in the summer! The vibe in Amsterdam is kind of this unique blend of hipster and historian. From the amazing art museums and pancake houses, to the risqué streets of the red-light district, there’s something in this city for every tourist to enjoy. (more…)
Being in a new place is always an adjustment and learning experience. Germany is no exception. Since being here, I’ve had days where I feel the high’s of seeing new things and navigating unfamiliar territory. There are other days where I feel the lows of not being able to understand everything. I feel the urge to make petty complaints about the lack of black hair products or specific foods I crave at the grocery store. It’s human nature to search for familiarity, right? The reality is that in foreign counties it’s not always that easy. All of these things have been great experiences in refining my character and exersizing a “glass-half-full” mentality.
It’s been a little over a month in Berlin and so much has happened! I’ve finally completed a production of Suor Angelica with the Berlin Opera Academy!!! Rehearsal’s were really hectic so it’s been a struggle finding time to shoot for the blog, but we make it do what it do!!! Since my last post I’ve observed even more about German culture and city life in Berlin
This summer I was blessed with the opportunity to sing with the Berlin Opera Academy in their production of Suor Angelica. In the midst of being crazy busy with long rehearsals, I’ve gotten to steal some time to explore the city and experience the vibe of the German capital.