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YG Guest Bloggers are bloggers and writers who write the occasional post for our site. If you have something you'd like to say about your experiences in Germany and would like to become a YG Guest Blogger, then send us an email at contact[AT]young-germany[DOT]de.

Happy German Beer Day

by California Globetrotter Photo copyright dpa/picture alliance All fanatics need a national “holiday” dedicated to the thing they love most. For me, I love BEER. Good beer. Light Beer. Dark Beer. Filtered Beer. Unfiltered Beer. German beer. American beer. English beer. You name it, I love it! Therefore, I wasn’t in the least [...]

By | April 23rd, 2016|Beer, General|Comments Off on Happy German Beer Day

Expat Life: Valentine’s Day in Germany

by California Globetrotter Photo copyright CHROMORANGE / Barbara Neveu, dpa Today is the eve of Valentine’s Day and I have yet to see any Valentine’s Day hearts and kisses, flowers of red, white and pink in the windows of shops and restaurants. Why is that you might ask? Well there is a reasonable [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|General, German Culture|Comments Off on Expat Life: Valentine’s Day in Germany

Life in Germany: Valentine’s Day on the Top of the World

by California Globetrotter Photo courtesy California Globetrotter Last Valentine’s Day, Hans and I spontaneously at the last minute decided to take a day trip instead of stressing over the pressure of buying the right gift or surprise. We decided to get up super-doooper early (ugh!) and take the train to Zugspitze – Germany’s tallest mountain! We [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|General|1 Comment

My Top Five European Capitals: Number 1

by Sebastian Cuevas Tallinn My friends usually ask me about my fascination with Estonia. They just don’t get that a Mexican could prefer Tallinn over say, Barcelona. Granted I do love Barcelona, it’s too familiar to be as attractive as something as distant as Tallinn. That is, nevertheless, not the main argument why I’d take [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|General|1 Comment

My Top Five European Capitals: Number 2

by Sebastian Cuevas Berlin Berlin. Arm aber sexy. Berlin is the next city I’m planning on moving to, just like everybody else here in Germany. Though the more alternative types are now moving to Leipzig, Berlin is still a very hot destination for people from Germany and beyond. Though the massive influx of rich Swabians [...]

By | December 29th, 2015|Berlin, Between Distances, Expat Life, General, Living in Germany, Travel in Germany|Comments Off on My Top Five European Capitals: Number 2

My Top Five European Capitals: Number 3

by Sebastian Cuevas Prague There’s so much I love about Prague I don’t even know where to begin. Sure, the city center is amazing, but it’s probably that creative character of the city that attracts me so much. Czech musicians, directors, composers, writers, and photographers have been highly regarded for decades. Both before and during [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|General|Comments Off on My Top Five European Capitals: Number 3

Surviving Winter in Germany

by Alie of The Erlangen Expat and Starting Over in Stuttgart Photo: Public Domain, CARL STEINBEIßER I’m British, this might explain my natural acceptance of winter. It’s just a season, one of four and it’s something that is going to happen whether you want it to or not. Every year it comes and goes, [...]

By | December 17th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Surviving Winter in Germany