Visiting Trier: The Oldest City in Germany

I know we’re already a third of the way through, but happy November! I’ve finally allowed myself to start buying the delicious Christmas treats that Germany has to offer. The weather is also cooling down, though not as much as in Canada, and people are starting to decorate for Christmas. Continue Reading

Visiting a Renaissance Fair in Germany

Autumn is hands-down my favourite season, though when spring rolls around you may hear me say the same thing… The cooling weather and the changing leaves make this time of year feel like a fresh start. Regardless of the pandemic, I am enjoying my second Autumn in Germany, especially our Continue Reading

2 Nights in Dresden, Germany

While we’ve managed to take a few day trips since moving to Germany over a year ago, we had yet to take any overnight trips. When my husband had time of work a couple weeks ago, we decided it was time! And with a 1 year old, nonetheless! So, off Continue Reading

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

Visiting Xanten Germany

The first time we visited Xanten was a few days before our daughter was born. It was 30+ degrees out, and for a pregnant lady, I was quite uncomfortable! Since then, we’ve been back a few more times but, just like every old German town, there’s always more to be Continue Reading

Day-Trip to Limburg, Germany

Hello, everyone and welcome! I’m sorry for missing last weeks post, but today I’m back and I wanted to share about a little day-trip we took last week to visit Limburg, Germany! When we first set off to Limburg I didn’t actually know where we were going! Thankfully, I can 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