The Life in Germany series continues. After their own attitude, the city an expat lives in has the most effect on their experience. What makes a good expat city is rarely the same that makes a good tourist city. Ginger is an American from Wisconsin. After several jobs and study abroad experiences in Germany she […]
Life In Germany
Looking at Germany through the eyes of a foreigner. The culture is deep and the land a great place to travel.
Eating and food are so intertwined with culture. German food is one thing, but how they eat is also a good way of seeing how society functions. Mandi is an American native of Seattle who lived in New York city as well. Add living in some of the biggest cities in Germany, Hamburg, Bremen and […]
The Life in Germany series continues. The aim of the series is to show insights into all aspects of life iN Germany. I’ve asked a number of friends and Twitter acquaintances who have or are living in Germany to write a look into their life here. Kim of Top Floor Corner offers this piece on […]
Guest post in the Life in Germany series. Join Sofia from As We Travel talking about living in Bavaria.
During our time in Bavaria we learned a lot about the people and their daily lives, and got to experience first-hand just how different Bavaria is from the rest of Germany.
Am I going to be fine without speaking German if I come to Germany? One of the biggest worries for travelers to Germany as well as expats here is the language. I often get asked about whether the Germans speak English. This question gets asked in different forms, but the short answer is yes (mostly). Click through for the long answer.
Despite the industrial and technological bent of society, Germans love nature and animals. This includes dogs, which are often treated better than children in public. This is fair though, as they often behave better too. I have been impressed by how the canine members of society are accepted and act. So much different than the […]
Biergartens started as a practical aspect of running a brewery in the mid 1800’s and have developed into another cultural icon. Spring is here in Germany and it is also time for another month of the German Bloggers Stammtisch roundtable. This month the theme is parks and green spaces from Adam. Here is my look […]
Spring seems to be a popular time for birthdays, mine included. The Germans have some unusual traditions, for me, around the celebration of the annual day of getting older. In short, you buy for your friends, cake is not what you might expect and of course they sing a different song.