This post may seem a bit late, not coming before New Year’s Eve, but in my opinion it is better this way, since I now have three Silvester’s under my belt, I feel I have better authority to speak about such matters. Plus, I was on vacation – when am I not really?! No, kiddingContinue reading “A German New Year…”
I am still here, I promise.
Here is the final segment of what Americans notice about Germans, which was first published in die Zeit in 2002: Was Amerikanern an Deutschen auffällt, oder Fünfzig Wege die Amerikaner gewinnen den Deutschen Aufmerksamkeit (50 ways the Americans attract Germans attention).
I know I don’t normally discuss the touristy stuff here on Living the American Dream in Europe, but it is at times a part of the experience, just like being silly and obsessed with things from my home culture, so here we are. Over the weekend my husband had a birthday and to counter theContinue reading “A place to get away…”
(or an Ode to Germany) Things I like about Germany, the German people and their culture:
Living in Germany sometimes feels absolutely no different from living in the United States with the day to day tasks and interactions.
I think it took me about a year and a half to realize I was an expat. While I like to toot my own horn enough, I also like to give props where I think they are due.
Here is part 3 of my four part series, What Americans notice about the Germans.