A German New Year…

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…”

What Americans notice about Germans…(part 4 of 4)

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).

A place to get away…

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…”