In Germany, Easter is a celebration that is much-anticipated. German winters can be long and harsh and Easter is a welcome sign that Spring has arrived. The new season brings with it a sense of optimism and rebirth…warmer days, lighter nights, colourful blooms and the promise of summer. One of the most charming Easter traditions… Continue reading Bringing Spring in- The Easter Tree
Recently, I wrote a post sharing some things I have come to love about living in Germany. It was really interesting for me to think about that, as I did not take to Germany like a duck to water. Oh, no. Settling in here was a long and sometimes emotional process. I actually moved back to the UK… Continue reading How Germany Has Changed Me.
Living in Germany was never part of any master plan. Now im settled, I know there are things I will truly miss when my time here is up. So, things I love about being a Brit based in Germany… 1) Germans take the concept of wellness really seriously. It isn’t viewed as self-indulgent to invest in taking care… Continue reading Things I Love About Life in Germany.
Sunday can be tricky in Germany, depending on where you live. Many places don’t do Sunday opening, meaning most shops are closed and other amenities keep limited Sunday opening . Sunday here is very much a day to relax, go to Church, go for a stroll, maybe visit the ice cream parlour (Even in Winter. Never too cold for… Continue reading Housing History.
Before we begin, let me put it out there. This post is going to involve some talk about nudity, although fortunately no images of myself or anyone else in the nude. No sniggering at the back , please! Especially from the Brits. With that little disclaimer out-of-the-way, on we go.Why, you might wonder, are we talking about getting out… Continue reading German Saunas-Nakedness, Wellness & Better Body Image.
Every season brings something to look forward to here in Germany. My personal favourite? Without a doubt, Autumn. There are many reasons to embrace all things autumnal and lovely in Germany. For a start, the weather. As we bid goodbye to Summer, and this year was a scorcher, its nice to settle into the cooler days. The intense… Continue reading Autumn in Germany.