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Self-Isolation in Germany Update

I’m back today with another update on self-isolation here in Germany! Though, in Germany, life has been trying to go back to normal. Shops and hair salons have now reopened, but we have to wear masks everywhere we go. It definitely takes some getting used to and can be quite Continue Reading

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1 Month of Self-Isolation in Germany

Hi, everyone and welcome back! As I’m sure is the same with all of you, this past month has been anything but normal. The whole experience of being in the middle of a pandemic has been quite odd and surreal. One month of self-isolating here in Germany has definitely had 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 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