“Should I stay here, or should I move back home?” Do you have this feeling from time to time, when you live abroad? I moved to Germany and in my opinion, Germany is really a very nice country to live in. However, I do have this feeling from time to time, and I wonder, if I should really stay in Germany for good. This feeling was especially strong in my first year in Germany. Continue reading “Moving back home after living abroad”
Do you need to learn German to survive in Germany? The answer is yes and no. Continue reading “How to learn German: My 10 fun ways”
As a foreigner, what is it like to study in a German university? In general, there are two types of universities to choose from. The first one is the normal university, and the second one is called university of applied science (Fachhochschule). Continue reading “Study in German university”
If you are in Germany already, you know how it is like when you are searching for a place to live. When I was still in Hong Kong, I was trying very hard to find an accommodation in Berlin. After weeks and weeks of searching online, I realized that it was almost impossible to find something! Continue reading “How to find a place to live in Germany?”
Like a disabled person. Yes! I was like handicapped because I could not understand people and could not speak! When I first arrived in Germany, I was not able to speak any German. Continue reading “How is it like living in Germany without speaking German?”
It is possible to find a job in Germany without speaking German. They do have English speaking jobs in Germany. I am the best example for this. It is possible, but VERY DIFFICULT. In the end, it depends a lot on your field. Continue reading “How to find English speaking jobs in Germany?”
What do you think was the best decision in your life? Changing a job? Moving to another city? Having kid? I am sure there will be a few things coming into your mind when you ask yourself this question. It is not an easy question. But now when you think about the decision you have made, you would probably say, “Thanks god that I have done that!” Continue reading “How I quit my job and moved abroad”
If you have been to Germany, you know what I mean. Going to sauna means that you are going to see a lot of naked people. The most shocking thing for me at the beginning is: the sauna is mixed gender! It means that you are going to see both naked men and women in the same sauna! Continue reading “Why are German people naked in the sauna?”
Everybody knows that German people love drinking beer. Beer is like part of their culture. If you are visiting your friends, eating out in restaurant, going to a bar, you cannot escape from beer. This is the drink that every local has at home. This shouldn’t be something surprising. If you have been to Germany already, you know how good it tastes.
What about having beer during breakfast? Would you like that? Continue reading “Drinking beer during breakfast?”
Moving to a country before knowing the language can be really frustrating. When I first came to Germany, I barely spoke a German word. It took me almost 3 years until I was able to have some basic conversation in German!
After years of painful process, here are my tips how to learn a new language faster: Continue reading “5 ways to learn a new language faster”