Christmas Markets in Erlangen

by Alie of The Erlangen Expat and Starting Over in Stuttgart Photo: public domain, photographer martin spiske One thing Germany does well is Christmas. - It’s not so much about the presents but the presence of family and friends - It’s not so much shop ’til you drop but maintaining an appropriately warming [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|The Erlangen Expat|Comments Off on Christmas Markets in Erlangen

Studying in Germany 101

by Sebastian Cuevas It’s been almost six years since I moved to Germany from Portland, Oregon, for a semester abroad. Little did I know back then that I would end up getting both my Bachelor’s and my Master’s at the University of Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest. I mean, I did want to try and stay, but [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Between Distances|Comments Off on Studying in Germany 101

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 | October 27th, 2015|Art, Expat Life, General, Living in Germany|Comments Off on The Role of German Art

Expat Life: Things I Miss Now that I’ve Moved to Germany

by California Globetrotter Photo: Public domain. Photographer: Matt Hobbs While it is an amazing, once in a lifetime experience to get the chance to live abroad in a country other than America, there are aspects from home I will always miss. At the time, living in the States, you take it for granted [...]

By | July 16th, 2015|General|1 Comment

Why You Will Never Be the Same After Living in Germany

by California Globetrotter Copyright dpa 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. [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|Expat Life, General|34 Comments

Expat Life: How Germany Has Changed Me

by Alie of The Erlangen Expat and Starting Over in Stuttgart Photo (cc) flickr user Shelley and Dave Living for the holidays is something common to I and most of my friends back in the UK. Working very hard is commonplace, and after family, taking care of yourself, renovating your home, seeing your [...]

By | June 23rd, 2015|Expat Life, The Erlangen Expat|Comments Off on Expat Life: How Germany Has Changed Me

Expat Life: Dealing With Homesickness

by Alie of The Erlangen Expat and Starting Over in Stuttgart Photo I don’t like to use the word homesick when I miss my family and friends, home homesick is more like it. Home is here, where I live, love, eat and sleep, my husband, my friends and potentially my future. I’m [...]

By | May 5th, 2015|The Erlangen Expat|1 Comment