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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.

Germany: The Good, The Bad & The Awesome!

by California Globetrotter The Good You say ‘Grüß Gott’ as a greeting in Bavaria. You say ‘Guten Appetite’ before every meal. You ride a bike every day, rain, snow or shine. You have an insurance policy for everything: Your health, your house, your car and your friend’s TV. You’re obsessed with conserving electricity, water & [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Expat Life, General, German Culture, Living in Germany|Comments Off on Germany: The Good, The Bad & The Awesome!

Why You Will Never Be The Same After Living in Germany

by California Globetrotter 1. No Beer Festival Will Ever Compare Admit it, Germans know how to do Beer festivals better than anyone else in the world! After going to Oktoberfest or any other beer festival in Germany, all others will seem boring compared to that time you went to Dult. 2. Schloss Neuschwanstein will make [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|General|3 Comments

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