Going to the Hairdresser in Germany

A big topic not alot of people adress in expat life is the day to day routines, this including lifestyle routines and today I am talking about hair. For me this has been a big point of stress and not only is it tricky to avoid the wrong cut while trying to communicate in a [...]

Schatzi Schenk mir ein Dirndl

Schatzi Schenk mir ein Dirndl

Can you believe it? Summer is half way through and you know what comes after summer.....Herbst!..but most importantly for us Germans..WIESN SEASON! aka my favourite time of the year. Down here in Bayern, Tracht ( Dirndls and Lederhosen) are not just a seasonal costume, but a cultural uniform. Dating back to the 1600s, Tracht was [...]

Peaches vs. Coconuts

I am sure we have all at one point or another heard this metaphor, and if not. Lemme lay it out for ya. It is said Americans are like peaches. We have a sweet, please-everyone soft outer layer that likes to be social and share all personal facts with the world, whilst we hide our [...]