Good things take time – telling the time in German

Embarrassing admission coming up: I have trouble saying the time in German. Don't get me wrong, I can read a clock and I even have a great understanding of 24-hour time. The problem is that I have trouble saying the time in German and understanding what time they are saying, especially when told to me over …

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5 new things in Germany that I never realised I was missing in my life

Incredibly, I have recently come to my 6 year of living in Weimar anniversary. Perhaps because I willingly moved here with the notion that I wanted something different, there hasn't been too many culture shocks for me or major adjustments. I knew life would be different here and I was ok with that. I was …

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Supermarket shopping shouldn’t be complicated

Shopping for groceries is a chore, a necessity. Supermarkets can be a hectic chore for some. All at the same time, we are often trying to be health-conscious, bio and organically minded, cost saving consumers. It’s exhausting just thinking about it. And I haven’t even mentioned those fearless, ambitious and downright crazy parents multitasking caring …

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