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The Land of Many Names: Milwaukee

Meneawkee. Mahnawaukee. Mellioke. Milwaukee. The Potawatomi Native American tribe had several iterations of the word meaning “good land” and they dubbed the fertile space between what is now Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River...

Tips for Making the Most of Your Experience at the NFL International Series

Christina Wright was the first winner of Passion Passport's Bucket List Initiative.  Now, 6 months later, she has just returned from yet another trip to Europe, this time stopping in London for the NFL International...

Bidding Farewell at the Biergarden

When it's a sunny Sunday in Munich everyone heads to the biergarden. That's exactly what Ella, Jo, Andreas and I did after an historic Google+ Hangout with the founder of Passion Passport (Ella is...

Have No Fear

The pool at The Westin Grand Munich is designed more for the leisure rather than the competitive swimmer—it’s irregularly shaped with a waterfall and a hot tub-esque enclave in the middle. However, I wanted...

The Importance of Family

On my final morning in Amberg I was alone in Ella's old apartment for a while. It was a nice day--the birds were chirping and there was a hint of sunlight peeking through the...

On The Banks Of The Danube

"I was born in 1910 in Kelheim on the banks of the Danube, but I cannot swim," Ella said as we drove into the city of her birth. She was visibly excited as we rolled...

Ella, A Friend To Both Young And Old

Ella loves playing Jenga. When I arrived at her relatives' house on Wednesday morning she was carefully stacking the game pieces one-by-one. I jumped in and started maneuvering the wooden blocks with her. Once...

Always Be Curious

Tuesday began with a hearty breakfast at the home of Ella's relatives. There were meats and cheeses and donuts and bread and coffee. Jo had even purchased a USA Today newspaper and the global...

Almost Famous in Bavaria

Germany is home to 146 castles and I toured three of them on Monday. First, though, there was the exquisite breakfast spread at the Le Meridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg. Omelets and proscuitto and brie...

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