FOUR (4) SEASONS OF DRINKING IN GERMANY

With Oktoberfest being right around the corner, now is certainly not the time to lay off on your drinking game. In fact, it will be very difficult to take too much time off with so many awesome festivals year-round. Every three months, Germany hits us with an out-of-this-world drinking extravaganza. So here is my ultimate 'not to miss' list of festivals in four seasons.

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TEN (10) THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE BECOMING AN 'EXPAT'

Today marks my second anniversary of relocation to Germany. I can't believe it has been already two years since I left the City of Saints to go live abroad. For the occasion, I thought I would write a post to share some lessons learned from my expat life. This might help you shed some light on a few elements of your relocation you won't be able to anticipate.

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THE HUNT II: THE BASE LAYER

Remember when I started my Hunt by stating that finding an apartment is not easy? Turns out I am starting to understand why as the dots are slowly connecting before my very eyes. Back when I chose Erlangen over Nuremberg and Herzogenaurach, I knew that the room I was applying for was limited to a six-month lease...

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MUNICH: THE OKTOBERFEST EXPERIENCE

I was not necessarily planning on going to Oktoberfest this year, as I just came back from a delightful two week vacation in the Balkans. But, when I learnt that my great friend Jo' was coming to town to visit me, resistance was out of the question!

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