Shaun is an expat from South Africa and the host of the great podcast The Germany Experience 🇿🇦 I was lucky to be invited for an episode with him in which we discussed the topic of mental health as a foreigner in Germany, life as a content creator and got into the issues with toxic…Read on!
In one corner is our special guest who has years of experience in Bavaria, and in the other, the two of us who have called Berlin home for the past decade. Who will win?? – Americans in Germany Drinking Whiskey 🇺🇸 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Aspen | Digital Storyteller (@aspen.abroad)…Read on!
For many years, Germany has always been seen as a great place to head to for Expats from all over. However, as with most great places, there are the Cons that stand beside the pros. If you are caught up in a dream to go get Germanized, its best to make sure you have a…Read on!
Not only does being trapped at home mean that you’re staying safe and you’re helping save other people’s lives by not spreading the virus – it also means you have a new opportunity to reconnect with yourself, your friends and family, and your interests. -Nicole, The Expatcast The 2020 pandemic has been a tough situation…Read on!
Many European languages make linguistic distinctions based on interpersonal relationships. For example, a language can have two forms of the word “you”, and a speaker would use one or the other version depending on how well they know someone. In German this is the case with “Sie” and “Du” (“Sie” being formal and “Du” being…Read on!
“Moving to a new country also means leaving another country behind. What if the situation you’re leaving behind is messy, full of problems and stress? Is your choice to move abroad a healthy way to improve your surroundings for a better future, or is it in some way a very elaborate method of running away…Read on!
Being an American abroad comes with a lot of responsibilities and challenges that you will face in your new country. And often times as we get wrapped up in those, we start to forget certain responsibilities that still exist back in our home country…or at least I did. And that responsibility happened to be filing…Read on!
For an American, traveling away from home can be scary. Especially when it’s abroad. But, truth be told, there is not much to fear, I have here for you the top 10 things us expats must encounter when we enter Deutschland. 1. Personal lives are meant to be personal Coming from America, the land of…Read on!
What is it Culture shock is one major aspect of moving abroad that not alot of people go too much in detail to. It is “the anxiety and feelings (of surprise, disorientation, uncertainty, confusion, etc.) felt when people have to operate within a different and unknown culture such as one may encounter in a foreign…Read on!
Pre-PS– *If you’re keen for more details, a little story or additional visuals, check out the Youtube video I’ve linked at the bottom of this post* 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…Read on!
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