Bringing Europe Home



This site is filled with tradtions and tidbits from the Continent to the States. I will offer tips, recipes, ruminations, and research, and I encourage you to do the same. (Well, you don’t have to do research…) Whether you are European, an expat, a world traveler, or simply someone who is enticed by all things Euopean, this blog is for you!


  1. Congratulations! I’ve awarded you the Blog of the Year Award 2012! Check it out here:

  2. Good morning,
    I’ve chosen your blog as one of five to spotlight on my blog this month.

    • Thank you, Nicole! That is very kind of you, and I am honored.

  3. Daniela

    Just letting you know that I have nominated your blog for a ‘Super Sweet Blog Award’. If you choose to participate the rules could be found here:
    All the Best
    Daniela of the Lantern Post

  4. Have you seen the Capture the Colour competition on Travelsupermarket, Robin? I’ve nominated you to take part, if you’d like. Closing date’s 29th August.

  5. David

    Thanks for the follow, Robin!

  6. I wanted to express my gratitude for your blog which sanctifies your readers so I’ve nominated you for the Reader Appreciation Award. Here’s the link→

    • How nice, Nacky! Thank you for your very kind words. I am truly honored and grateful.

      • You are welcome RJM such an honor to have known you here 🙂

  7. petit4chocolatier

    I really enjoy your blog. I can dream of Europe without being there! ~ judy

    • That’s what I do, Judy!
      I’m so glad you like my site–yours is lovely, as well.

  8. Hi Robin, I’ve just nominated you for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award:

    • Thank you so much, Lorna. I am honored to be part of the sisterhood!

  9. Hi! Just stopping by to let you know I nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award!

  10. I’m so glad your post came up for related articles to the Travel Theme challenge! Following as of this moment 😉

    • Well that is a kind comment, indeed, Debbie. Welcome, and I’m happy to meet you!

  11. I have nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award. If you choose to accept the rules are posted here: If you choose not to accept; that’s okay, just know I really enjoy your blog.

    • Thank you, Genie! I am so pleased that you enjoy my blog. 🙂

  12. I just discovered your blog through Meg Traveling and it’s awesome. I will be following you with interest.

    • Awesome! Awwww…thank you so much! I’ll be sharing some of my Italy with you, too, and I’ll look forward to getting to know some of yours. 😉

  13. I nominated your blog in the WordPress Daily Post search for good travel blogs:

    • Thank you so much for the shout-out, Peter! (And I don’t even need to list 7 facts about myself for that nomination! 😉 )

  14. I’m sure your blog will be an invaluable source for me when I visit Europe one day.. 🙂

    Thank you for visiting my blog. I’m gladly following yours.. 🙂

    Subhan Zein

    • Thank you kindly, Subhan Zein! I do hope that something you read here will be of use to you, and at the very least, that it will be entertaining. 😉

  15. I’m not an ex-pat, and I’m not European but, traveller, and lover of things European, yes. Interestng scope for your blog, Robin Jean Marie. I’ll be back.

    • Thank you, Lynne. I’ll look forward to your visit. 🙂

  16. Hi Robin! I’ve nominated/awarded you with the Versatile Blogger Award!
    Thank you for having such a great blog!

    • Thank you so much, Becky. You have a terrific blog, too!

  17. What a wonderful blog! I can’t wait to read more! It might help me adjust to life here in the UK! 🙂

    • Thank you, Kerry! I was in Germany for only a few years, but there were two major things that helped me with the adjustment to the new culture. #1. My circle of friends, especially ex-pat friends. #2. The fact that I was happy to be there! I don’t mean to sound like your mother here, but it’s true that attitude is everything. 🙂 You have a wonderful opportunity–embrace it and enjoy!

  18. Dear Robin, I’ve just awarded you the Kreativ Blogger Award:
    I’ve broken the rules a bit but if you’d like to accept the award and pass it on to other bloggers, please see here:

  19. This is a great website, I am keen to share with followers. Kim

  20. Thank you for following my Blogg…

  21. Thank you for liking my post @ and by the way, I love your Blogg.

  22. Nancy

    Well done! I love it.

    • So glad you like it, Nancy! I look forward to your future feedback.


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