What Living as an Expat in Berlin is Really Like

What Living as an Expat in Berlin is Really Like

Hey guys! Welcome back to American Expats, a series that shows you what it’s like to live as an expat in cities around the world. Our latest interview is with Natalye, a California native who lives as an expat in Berlin with her German husband and son....
What Living as an Expat in Hamburg is Really Like

What Living as an Expat in Hamburg is Really Like

Hey guys! Welcome to American Expats, a series that shows you what expat life is like in cities around the world. Next up we have our first Germany-based expat — Jordan! Jordan has been living in Hamburg, Germany, for almost two years. Here, she talks...
20 Essential Tips for Your First Oktoberfest

20 Essential Tips for Your First Oktoberfest

I was surprised by how much I loved Oktoberfest. I don’t know if it was the liters of golden lager or all of the handsome German men in lederhosen, but Oktoberfest was an absolute blast. Being my first Oktoberfest, I did a few things...
What to Wear to Oktoberfest: A Complete Packing Guide

What to Wear to Oktoberfest: A Complete Packing Guide

When I was planning out what to wear to Oktoberfest, I had no idea what to pack. Do I need to buy a dirndl? I wondered. Does everyone dress up? Despite my initial concerns, I was very pleased with what I packed for Oktoberfest. If I do say so myself, I looked...
A Mini Blogger Meet-up in Karlsruhe, Germany

A Mini Blogger Meet-up in Karlsruhe, Germany

So while spending a few days in Strasbourg, Julika and I decided to pop over and visit Alex from Ifs, Ands & Butts in her adopted hometown of Karlsruhe, Germany. Alex, by the way, is one of my favorite bloggers, who I have met up with before here in Paris. After a...
The Delicious Truth behind German Cuisine

The Delicious Truth behind German Cuisine

So as I have mentioned before, we have all been completely wrong about German food. Seriously. It’s good. Really good. Don’t believe me? Let me take you through just one day of lecker German food in Cologne. After climbing 509 steps up the cathedral and...
Summiting Cologne’s Gigantic Gothic Cathedral

Summiting Cologne’s Gigantic Gothic Cathedral

Cologne’s Cathedral, also known as the Dom Cologne, is Germany’s most-visited landmark- and it’s certainly impressive from the ground, but even more impressive from the top. But to get to the top? One must endured 509 lung-burning, steep, positively...
Partying Hard in Deutschland

Partying Hard in Deutschland

Okay, maybe I didn’t quite party hard during my weekend in Germany, but clubbing until 6 am is way too rare for me these days. So the adventure began when Christian, my Couchsurfing host, made it clear we would absolutely have to play beer pong. He had fallen in...