Book recommendation: How to be German in 50 new steps

How to be German book recommendationAre you an expat living in Germany or thinking of moving there anytime soon? Well, this might be your chance to discover 50 pleasant chapters about what it’s like to mingle with its people and really get to know the German mentality.

It’s a fun read with insightful expat advice and you will find yourself chuckling away while nodding wisely and thinking to yourself “IT’S SO TRUE!” I’d even recommend it to German expats living abroad – it may be a great Christmas present.

 

Here is how to be more German:…

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Book recommendation: German men sit down to pee

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This book is about the funny oddities and cultural differences of expat life in Germany – mostly from an anglophone point of view. It’s the perfect read if you are an expat in Germany or if your partner is German. It’ll help you understand “zhe Germanz” and will surely make you laugh out loud. In fact, every German should read it – and it’ll be even more fun if you’ve lived abroad. 😉

Here are 6 good reasons why you should read this book:…

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Leipzig is the New Berlin

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… at least that’s what I keep hearing – from Barcelona to Berlin. Speaking of which, Leipzig is just an hour’s train ride away from Berlin. Having grown up near Leipzig and spending most of my student time there, I am obviously not impartial… However when visiting Berlin and Leipzig in May, I now totally understand why they say this. …

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7 curious facts about living in Germany

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When I moved back to Germany after 10 years of living abroad, my home country didn’t feel so familiar anymore. It was just like moving to any other country; apart from I should have understood the language… But I had moved to Southern Germany and the local Swabian accent has nothing to do with my Saxon roots.

So did I really have to experience a reverse culture shock in my own country? I certainly did!…

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