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 | 2017-03-21T23:16:32+00:00 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 | 2017-03-21T23:16:33+00:00 February 11th, 2016|General, German Culture|Comments Off on Expat Life: Valentine’s Day in Germany

What to Wear at a German Christmas Market

by Alie of The Erlangen Expat and Starting Over in Stuttgart Photo public domain Photographer: Martin Spiske Now I’m no fashionista but I wish that someone had prepared me for a how cold it could get and how crowded the markets might be. I struggled with getting a balance between warm enough and not unattractively [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:34+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Christmas, General, The Erlangen Expat|Comments Off on What to Wear at a German Christmas Market

The Role of German Art

Today Guarav Kedia will be taking over the Young Germany blog to tell you a little bit about his experiences here. He initially came to Germany to do a short intership–or so he thought.  But after working at the University of Stuttgart, he decided to stay and began a MSc degree program. Read more about [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:35+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Art, Expat Life, General, Living in Germany|Comments Off on The Role of German Art

The Week in Germany: Bratwurst, Oktoberfest, and Tourism

Honk if you love Bratwurst. Then read A Sausage Has Two's Ultimate Bratwurst Guide. Have scholarships, will study. An overview of scholarships in Germany over on Eight Hours and Change should help get you started with your search for one of your own. Come to Germany, visit some stuff. For example the half-timber houses of [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:36+00:00 September 18th, 2015|General, German Culture|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: Bratwurst, Oktoberfest, and Tourism

100 Interesting Facts About Germany

by California Globetrotter Photo copyright dpa 1. Germans are the second biggest beer consumers in the world after the Czechs! 2. Therefore, I need to mention that in Bavaria, beer is considered food. 3. The youngest billionaire in Germany is the German Prince Albert II von Thurn und Taxis right here in Regensburg! [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:37+00:00 August 20th, 2015|General, German Culture|5 Comments

Life in Wiesbaden, Germany

Morning, readers. Today I'm giving the Young Germany microphone to British expat foodie and travel writer Christie of A Sausage Has Two. But she won't be on the blog. She'll be over on Young Germany's Instagram account all week sharing pictures of her life in Wiesbaden, Germany. Ever wondered what the day to day of [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:37+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Expat Life, General, German Culture, Living in Germany, Travel in Germany|Comments Off on Life in Wiesbaden, Germany