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

Wordless Wednesday: Berlin on Instagram

One of our favorite instagramers about Berlin is @berlinstagram Check this cool photo of the Schlossstraße U-Bahn station: Most instagrammers ignore this #Berlin U-Bahn station, so I went here to give it some instalove! 💆 Ein von Michael Schulz | Berlin (@berlinstagram) gepostetes Foto am 26. Jan 2016 um 10:27 Uhr Learn more about this [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Berlin, General, Wordless Wednesday Photo Series|Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday: Berlin on Instagram

The Week in Germany: The First Week of 2016

Spoonfuls of Germany "However, since I stumbled into writing Spoonfuls of Germany, the book that is, which first came out in 2004 and was recently released as an ebook, German food has taken the role of the German cultural ambassador in our family. My husband and children don’t speak more than a few words of [...]

By | January 8th, 2016|General|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: The First Week of 2016

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