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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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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 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

Autumn in Germany

Happy Wednesday, Friends! Today’s post is going to be a little more informal. I wanted to share with you a few photos and what it’s like here in Germany in the Autumn. While my family and friends back home in Western Canada have been experiencing quite cold weather for this Continue Reading

Renting in Germany: 2 Things You Need to Know

Today I wanted to share the two big differences when it comes to renting in Germany compared to Canada. My renting experiences in Canada have been varied, so I know that everywhere you go there is always a chance that it could be different, but it’s good to be aware Continue Reading

The Challenges of Moving to a New Country

Moving to a new country, is exciting, stressful, and challenging, but rewarding. The lesson is not only about learning a new language and culture, but learning about yourself and what you’re capable of. It’s almost like having to re-learn and build up the confidence to do things that you already Continue Reading