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Itchy Feet: German customer service

Itchy Feet: German customer service

22 October 2014   1 comment
Food in Germany can be confusing at times!
Dancing in the Fountain: Losing friends when moving abroad

Dancing in the Fountain: Losing friends when moving abroad 15 October 2014

Karen McCann recounts how many of her friends were surprised and even angry when she made the decision to move abroad.
My Life in Lederhosen: Flirten, auf Deutsch

My Life in Lederhosen: Flirten, auf Deutsch 8 October 2014

Staring incessantly is an ice-breaker not a scare tactic when dating in Germany. German flirting signals might be an intimidating kind of bold, but not if you master the rules.
Lipstick and Laptop: The A-Z guide to Germans

Lipstick and Laptop: The A-Z guide to Germans 8 October 2014

Familiarise yourself with the norms of living in German society using American expat Karen's A to Z guide to the Germans.
Let’s get physical: Europe and public displays of affection

Let’s get physical: Europe and public displays of affection 8 October 2014

Europeans have vastly different 'langauges of love' - what's the social norm for public and private intimacy where you live?

Dating the Germans

8 October 2014
Are you interested in a more personal cultural exchange? Here are some tips to help you find love in Germany.

Why Germans are 'rude'

1 October 2014
In her latest column, Expatica's resident German expert Renate Grasstat explores why Germans seem so rude to outsiders.
Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness

Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness 30 September 2014

Linguist Madalena Cruz-Ferreira discusses how attempts at 'multilingual rudeness' can go astray without learning the other vital clues associated with language.
101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: Moving abroad

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: Moving abroad 22 September 2014

Want to learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime? Then this guide is for you.
Unfold Conflicts: Dealing with cultural conflicts at work

Unfold Conflicts: Dealing with cultural conflicts at work 16 September 2014

Louise Dancet discusses how cultural differences can easily lead to conflicts at work, and how expats can avoid cultural clashes in a multicultural work environment.
I was an expat wife: Why being a Third Culture Kid sucks (sometimes)

I was an expat wife: Why being a Third Culture Kid sucks (so... 9 September 2014

Growing up abroad opens many doors but, as Maria Foley discusses, living between cultures isn't always the easiest path.
In Germany, A Broad: Should you learn German? Um, yes.

In Germany, A Broad: Should you learn German? Um, yes. 2 September 2014

Kari Martindale explains how important it is for expats to learn the language of their new country, even if you only plan to live abroad for a few years.
I was an expat wife: The 10 best things about being an expat wife

I was an expat wife: The 10 best things about being an expat... 27 August 2014

Maria Foley contemplates the top ten best things about being an expat wife.
In Germany, A Broad: 10 reasons to be a kid in Germany

In Germany, A Broad: 10 reasons to be a kid in Germany 18 August 2014

If you're moving to Germany with children in tow, here's a list of top 10 reasons to convince your children why it's more fun to be a kid in Germany than anywhere else.
Bilingual Family: Language as a tool

Bilingual Family: Language as a tool 5 August 2014

Being multilingual certainly has it advantages - especially when you're a six-year-old trying to convince your parents into giving you what you want...

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