Expat life in Germany: Pros and Cons

Expat life in Germany: Pros and Cons

It’s been over a year since I’ve lived in Germany. I love my life in NYC so I can never imagine myself ever moving back to Germany, but at the same time, it is a country I lived in for…

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Exploring the Munich Botanical Gardens

Exploring the Munich Botanical Gardens

Last weekend (before Southern Germany got stuck in this continuous storm that’s still brewing outside), Miriam and Yann’s parents all came to visit us in Munich. We all had such a fun time, although one thing that really stood out…

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You know spring has arrived in Germany when…

You know spring has arrived in Germany when…

The first day of spring was officially March 20th, which many of my friends and family in Canada were extremely happy about, especially after all the dreadful -30-40 days they’ve had this winter! While this winter has been pretty warm…

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Something different, something bio: the Tollwood Christmas Market in Munich

Something different, something bio: the Tollwood Christmas Market in Munich

I can’t believe it’s already December! The beginning of December makes me happy at the moment because it means: the Christmas markets are here, there’s only two more months left of my last semester of my master’s (aside from the…

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I was in Berlin! (it was also the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall)

I was in Berlin! (it was also the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall)

I spent last weekend in Berlin with Yann and Miriam. We thought of it as a fun trip since I’ve been going to Berlin at least once every year now for the past 3 years or so, and it’s Miriam’s…

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Third time’s a charm! Oktoberfest 2014

Third time’s a charm! Oktoberfest 2014

Although I’ve been to Oktoberfest for the past two years, what I found out this time is that it’s not really Oktoberfest unless you manage to get inside the tents. The first time me and my Canadian and British friends…

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