“I really appreciate the work-life-balance in Germany” – Interview with Dana Newman from Wanted Adventure

“I really appreciate the work-life-balance in Germany” – Interview with Dana Newman from Wanted Adventure

Today I would like to introduce you to Dana Newman. I met Dana a couple of weeks ago at the Expat in the City fair in Munich where Dana hosted our blogger event. When I checked out her YouTube channel “Wanted Adventure”, I knew that I wanted to meet her in person and talk to her about cultural differences, the German way of life, and, of course, videos! So at the beginning of the week we met for coffee and tea at Café Lotti in Munich. The result? This inspiring interview! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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21 German Habits I’m Re-Learning Right Now

21 German Habits I’m Re-Learning Right Now

Two months back in my home country Germany and I’m still surprised that there are so many German habits and approaches to daily life that I need to re-learn and get used to again. They range from very simple and mundane things like traffic rules, recycling and tissue usage to more abstract and less-straightforward aspects of daily life such as personal space, small talk and how to raise your kids. Plus the colder temperatures, of course.

German habits

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Germany – Random First Impressions

While I was in Germany for my Look & See-trip 2 weeks ago, I made sure to write everything down that struck me as different, strange, noticeable, new… Once I got off the plane in Munich, I opened my virtual Evernote notebook, started to take everything in and took notes: of how people are dressed, how they behave, what the landscape looks like, how houses are different from the United States. And of what I ate. Looking back it seems that’s all I did: eating and drinking. And talking. Lots and lots of talking. I loved it!

first impressions of Germany

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Going Back To Germany – Neither Here Nor There

Regular readers of this blog know that we are going back to Germany this summer. After 5 years in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Regular readers of this blog also know that I made a promise to you: I promised I’ll take you along on my moving back journey. This means that I need to write about everything a lot of things that happen, that I think about, that I’m feeling. The Highs. And the Lows. The Ups. And the Downs. So this is how I have been doing recently.*

going back to Germany

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“Nach New York zu gehen, habe ich noch keinen Augenblick bereut” – Expat Interview mit Juliane von My Expat Days

“Nach New York zu gehen, habe ich noch keinen Augenblick bereut” – Expat Interview mit Juliane von My Expat Days

Heute möchte ich Euch in einem neuen Expat Interview Juliane vorstellen. Auf ihrem Blog My Expat Days schreibt sie nicht nur über das Leben als Expat in New York, sondern macht sich auch viele Gedanken darüber, was solch ein Auslandsaufenthalt für den begleitenden Partner bedeutet. Heute ist Juliane bei mir zu Gast und ich freue mich sehr, dass sie uns einen Einblick in ihr New Yorker Leben gibt und uns ihre Geheimtipps für den Big Apple verrät.

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