web analytics

Germany

Does Living Abroad Make You More Patriotic? Following Soccer From Abroad

Does Living Abroad Make You More Patriotic? Following Soccer From Abroad

Does living abroad make you more patriotic? This question has been bugging me for a while. I am not a very patriotic person to start out with. Yes, there are …Read the Rest

Lakes in Germany: Aggertalsperre

Lakes in Germany: Aggertalsperre

Writing about green spaces and parks in Germany the other week reminded me of a fun part of my summers growing up outside of Cologne: trips to the lakes in …Read the Rest

A Taste of Home: Hackbraten (German Meatloaf)

A Taste of Home: Hackbraten (German Meatloaf)

When you are on vacation, you want to try all the new and fun foreign dishes you don’t get at home. When you are an expat, you still want to …Read the Rest

Popular Drinks in Germany

Popular Drinks in Germany

Last month, I wrote about different kinds of popular German food that I miss from Germany. This month’s Blogger Stammtisch is all about drinks instead – a topic chosen by …Read the Rest

My Seven Super Shots

My Seven Super Shots

The lovely Leigh from Hike Bike Travel nominated me a little while ago to participate in a fun photo project that’s been going around for a while. Then, Andrew from Grounded …Read the Rest

Popular Food in Germany: What This German Expat Sometimes Dreams of

Popular Food in Germany: What This German Expat Sometimes Dreams of

It’s funny. Until you leave your home country, you don’t really realize all the things that are so particular about your country. Tiffany of No Ordinary Homestead picked food as …Read the Rest

My Favorite German Christmas Market Foods and Drinks

My Favorite German Christmas Market Foods and Drinks

I promise, this is the last Christmas market post for a while, but I just couldn’t resist sharing some of my favorite Christmas market foods and drinks. People, I pigged …Read the Rest

Cologne Christmas Markets

Cologne Christmas Markets

I know it’s almost February, but indulge me and let me show you Cologne’s beautiful Christmas markets. By now I’m sure you know that I am a huge fan of this …Read the Rest

German Ads Against Discrimination

German Ads Against Discrimination

When we were in Cologne recently I kept seeing the same kind of ad against discrimination on big posters in subway stations: drawers with people neatly filed in their respective …Read the Rest

Advent in Germany: German Christmas Traditions

Advent in Germany: German Christmas Traditions

I just arrived in Germany and am looking forward to hanging out with family and friends and enjoying Advent in Germany aka the German pre-Christmas season. It’s been very Chirstmas-y …Read the Rest

© 2010-2017 Country Skipper All Rights Reserved