Going to supermarkets in Germany was a totally new experience for me. The way how it works in Germany is completely different than in Hong Kong or the US. In this post, you will find a list of “strange things” that you will notice when visiting supermarkets in Germany. I have also included some tips here about how you can save money when doing grocery shopping in Germany. Continue reading “Supermarkets in Germany: What to expect and how to save money on groceries”
First time in Germany? You’ll want to know all about getting around in Germany. In this post, find travel tips for saving money and using public transport and cabs efficiently in the country. Continue reading “Germany Travel Tips: Getting Around”
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. Find out in this post what it is like to live in Germany without speaking German. Continue reading “What is it like living in Germany without speaking German?”
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?”
Should you expect someone to do something for you on your birthday, or should you be doing something for the others on your birthday? In this post, I will show you what you should expect when having your birthday in Germany.
Do you know that cultural difference plays a role on if you should celebrate before or after your birthday?
When I was studying in Germany back then, I went to a birthday celebration of a German friend. The party started in the evening before her birthday and lasted until the middle of the night.