Expat/Immigrant Experience · Fun in Germany

Halloween, German Style

A recent poll has revealed that many Germans don’t like Halloween. That’s a real shame, as it’s quite clearly the best holiday. Also, they could really use a buffer between Summer and Christmas. There have been Christmas decorations for sale here since late September, and the Christmas lights have been glowing downtown since mid October.… Continue reading Halloween, German Style

Fun in Germany

A Witch, a Lynx, and an American Go on a Hike

I was supposed to have a post up last week about our visit to Prague. Unfortunately, as it sometimes does, life got in the way! The post is all ready to go. I just need to get the pictures I took off of my husband’s cameras. Fingers crossed, that post will be up this Thursday. In… Continue reading A Witch, a Lynx, and an American Go on a Hike

Expat/Immigrant Experience · Fun in Germany

Tag der Niedersachsen, 2017

This past weekend, we attended the Tag der Niedersachsen, which was held right here in Wolfsburg. This festival was for the entire state of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony). I’d compare it in size to a county fair in the USA. More than half of the booths were businesses, clubs, and other organizations trying to garner interest… Continue reading Tag der Niedersachsen, 2017

Expat/Immigrant Experience · opinion

Nobody’s Perfect: American VS German Restaurant Service

My husband and I are the couple that always talk about cooking more at home, succeed at it for a week or two, and then slowly start eating out more and more until the cycle begins anew. We cook at home a little more often since moving to Germany, but we still go out for… Continue reading Nobody’s Perfect: American VS German Restaurant Service

Expat/Immigrant Experience · opinion

Things I Never Thought I’d Miss: Apartment Numbers

Did you know that most apartment buildings in Germany doesn’t use apartment numbers? If you would have answered “yes” before reading the post heading, you’re either German, a current (or former) resident, a trivia enthusiast, or a liar. To everyone who answered “no,” I would have been right there with you, if I was still… Continue reading Things I Never Thought I’d Miss: Apartment Numbers