Have you seen white asparagus before moving to Germany? Have you noticed that there are white asparagus everywhere in Germany at the moment? It is the “Spargelzeit” now in Germany! Spargelzeit means asparagus time literally. It starts in April until end of June. It is the time when white asparagus are harvested. You will see white asparagus everywhere: in supermarket; in fresh market; or directly on the fields. So, what is the best and easy recipe to cook asparagus? Continue reading “How to cook white asparagus – Easy recipe for asparagus time”
Moving back home after living abroad
“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. In this post, I will talk about what it is like to move back home after living abroad. Continue reading “Moving back home after living abroad”
How to find a place to live in Germany?
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?”
What is it like living in Germany without speaking German?
Like a disabled person. Yes! I felt like I was 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 living in Germany without speaking German. Continue reading “What is it like living in Germany without speaking German?”
How I quit my job and moved abroad
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”
Why are German people naked in the sauna?
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?”
5 ways to learn a new language faster
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”