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. 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?”
What do you think was the best decision in your life? Changing a job? Moving to another city? Having a 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, “Thank god that I have done that!” In this post, I will tell you why moving abroad is one of the best decisions in my life. Continue reading “How I quit my job and moved abroad”
If you have been to Germany, you know what I mean. Going to the sauna means that you are going to see a lot of naked people. The most shocking thing for me at the beginning was that 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? In this post, I will show you the traditional breakfast in the Bavarian state in Germany. Continue reading “Traditional breakfast in Germany (Bayern)”
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 a painful process, here are my tips on how to learn a new language faster: Continue reading “5 ways to learn a new language faster”
As a foreign student, I fully understood the financial hardship during my student time in Germany.
In 2010, I took all my saving with me and flew to Germany alone to enroll in a master degree in a university. The degree was supposed to last for two years, while my saving was only enough to cover the first year expense.
In this post, I will show you different ways to earn money in Germany as a student.
I did my bachelor study in Hong Kong. Afterwards, I worked for 2 years in Hong Kong, then headed over to Germany and finished my master degree there.