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How to Cope with Change After Moving Abroad

After all of the excitement of Christmas and New Years, most people are heading back to work and school this week. I, as a new mom, have a hard time remembering what day it is! The past year has been a crazy transition, not only to motherhood, but also with Continue Reading

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Welcome to 2020!

Frohes neues Jahr! Happy New Year! Welcome to the year 2020! My New Year’s Eve, or Silvester as it’s called in German, wasn’t an overly exciting day. People did, however start setting off fireworks at 8:30am! People here go a little more crazy about fireworks in Canada and they’re even Continue Reading

Visiting The German Christmas Markets

If you haven’t been able to tell from my last two posts, I have been loving Christmastime in Germany! It’s been fun trying new foods and being in a different country during this festive season. And something that both locals and tourists look forward to this time of year are Continue Reading

Must-Try German Christmas Treats!

Germans celebrate the Christmas season with their beautiful Weihnachtsmärkte (Christmas Markets) and fun and historical traditions. But Christmas in Germany also means lots delicious seasonal baking that can be found at Bakeries and Christmas Markets. While there are endless snacking possibilities in Germany at Christmastime, today I’ll be sharing my Continue Reading

2 German Christmas Traditions I've Adopted

Weihnachten (Christmas) is my favourite holiday! I was really looking forward to experiencing my first Christmas season here in Germany. One of the fun parts of living abroad is discovering cultural traditions and adopting them into your family. So far, I’ve adopted 2 German Christmas traditions that I love! Since Continue Reading

The Stress of Grocery Shopping in Germany

After watching all of the Youtube videos of expats talking about grocery shopping in Germany, I still didn’t believe the fuss. But now, here I am, advising you about the stress of grocery shopping in Germany! I used to love grocery shopping. Once I was old enough to drive, my Continue Reading

The Travel Lover’s Gift Guide

Christmastime is upon us, once again! This is probably my favourite time of year. However, what I don’t love is trying to figure out what to buy people for Christmas! If you know of anyone in your life who loves to travel, my travel lover’s gift guide is here to Continue Reading

The Hardest Part of Living Abroad

The prospect of moving abroad can be exciting, freeing, nerve-wracking, and stressful. And for a lot of people, moving abroad also means having to learn a new language. It can be the hardest part of living abroad since language correlates with everything you do. I had a comment from one Continue Reading

Women-Only Parking in Germany

Before moving to Germany, I wanted to prepare myself on what to expect when I got here. I watched youtube videos debunking German stereotypes, learning about culture and everything in between. Naturally, there are still things that surprise me. Besides still seeing cigarette advertisements, like I mentioned here, a couple Continue Reading