Garbage Sorting & Recycling in Germany

Germans are very proud of their Umweltfreundlichkeit (environmental friendliness). From recycling and car emissions to public transit and home appliances, there isn’t much that isn’t influenced but the German desire to live clean or save money (or both). It’s  commendable of the German government to effectively incentives its citizens and companies towards a more sustainable … More Garbage Sorting & Recycling in Germany

A Beginners Guide to Germany; 25 Tips to help Bridge the Culture Gap

Ah Germany, land of the punctual, recycling, and schnitzel. I recently returned to the country after having lived there for a couple years. While I didn’t experience any culture shock this time around, it served as a reminder of all the things that had once been learning curves. I also had with me my friend … More A Beginners Guide to Germany; 25 Tips to help Bridge the Culture Gap

American Patriotism Abroad; Happy 4th of July!

–Just a quick note: Please consider skipping personal fireworks to save stress to pets, wildlife and prevent wildfires. Thanks!– There aren’t many holidays more patriotic than the 4th of July, and it will be the last holiday I spend in the United States for a long time. From my experience last year, a good portion … More American Patriotism Abroad; Happy 4th of July!