German Healthcare: Beginners guide

As an American, I can say this is one aspect to living abroad and in Germany in particular that I am incredibly fond of; healthcare! Having lived previously in a state where the prices were too high for me to afford coverage, I can say it is a relief to have the security of always [...]


How to tip in Germany

One of the most underated questions I've faced is the act of tipping in a foreign country. It's one of those little things that tend to go slid under the rug and when you find it, you are like wait wait hey what howwwwwww. When I lived in France I was completelt baffled that no [...]

Wiesn Tent Guide

  So many tents, so little time. In total, Oktoberfest has a little over thirty different tents. Which can be pretty overwhelming. So here I have for you is a simplified list of the biggest and most popular fourteen tents.   Marstall Previously known as Hippodrom, this bright delight of a tent is one of [...]

Prostess with the mostess- your 2017 Oktoberfest guide

SEEERRRVVUUUSSSS (expat) Münchners and travelers! Wiesn season is right around the corner and fast approaching. Hopefully you all have your Dirndls and Lederhosen ready to go. If not, and if by chance this is  new experience for you then allow me to make the proper introductions.   What is Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest ( or known to [...]