10 snacks the Germans love

Photo Credits At house parties, before or after dinner, while watching a football match, at the cinema or barbecue, the Germans as probably most of nationalities if not all, love a snack. Sweet, sour or salty, caloric or too much caloric, you pick. Some are incredibly addicting, others might sound and look strange, either way, […]

Being married to a German

Life is full of surprises! If 10 years ago someone had told me that I would be married to a German, I would laugh. What? With a German? A husband who actually speaks that crazy language that sounds more like cursing, drinks lots of beer and only eats potatoes and sausages? Well, life is REALLY […]

In Germany…

Even after being so used to my life here in Germany, I keep discovering new things and some of them still impress me, or should I say: the Germans never cease to amaze me? Well, with my addiction to observing cultures and habits, I recently came up with a few observations about the German culture. […]

How I changed after moving to Germany

It has been over 3 years since I moved to Germany, the longest time I have lived in a country after my own. 3 years of constant learning, often out of my comfort zone, with struggles and merits, happy and sad days, but overall, the period I changed the most. A few months ago I […]

Integrating with the Germans

When you first move to Germany, learning the language will not be the only difficulty you will face. Integrating with the Germans can be demanding and time consuming, it requires a lot of effort and patience from you, that of course it’s if you are planning to make good friends – not only colleagues – […]

What the Germans Love…

The other day I was having a normal dinner at home with W and suddenly I looked at him, and a list started to build in my head. Yes, I am that crazy with lists. Only this time was a very simple list with what the Germans love. Oh yes, they are capable of loving; […]

German Christmas Traditions

Is that time of the year once more. For those of you in the North Hemisphere it is winter, for those on the South it is summer, but for all of us who celebrate it, it is Christmas time! As an expat in Germany for almost 3 years, it is only fair to share with […]

When in Germany do as the Germans do

When living in another country, I can’t help but observe the local culture and people’s habits. Since I married a German and moved to Germany in 2012, that’s exactly what I have been doing. Only, I haven’t only observed, I have been making a list of local habits even before having the idea of writing […]

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