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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

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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

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 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

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