it still amazes me that some Americans move abroad and THEN realize it’s not the same as home.
In Germany, there are proper times to eat certain foods. And watch out if you are a rebel and try to break the rules!
No matter the country, there is always something that’s all over the place.
German politics seemed so staid. Now it resembles the insanity of the US.
Living abroad may seem so exciting, but remember the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.
I’ve gotten some questions on what the weather is like here in Germany, whether there are real seasons and what the pollen can be like, in terms… Read more “Weathering Germany”
Trying to figure out where to live abroad is a difficult decision. Some global statistics can help to provide the bigger picture.
You really lose out on so much if you move abroad but refuse to learn the local language.
So many memories of wonderful times in Germany, where I still live after all these years.
Idioms in different languages are often quite amusing to the non-native speaker, and tell a lot about what topics are important in a culture.