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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

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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

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

Visiting Moyland Castle

With the large number of castles in Germany, it can be difficult to figure out which ones you want to visit and sometimes the landmarks we want to see dictate where our travels will take us. I hope this guide to visiting Schloss Moyland (Moyland Castle) will help you decide Continue Reading