General Archives - Living In Germany

I wrote this piece, having the military family and the lifestyle that goes along with it, in mind. Here it goes; I would like to say a couple lines about pet adoptions. This is not meant as criticism of people but more as a reminder what to look for. I know from experience there, Read More

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1. You REALLY think AFN is quality entertainment. 2. Iceberg lettuce looks like a giant Brussels sprout. 3. You realize that Ausfahrt isn’t the biggest city in Germany. 4. You don’t remember that windows are supposed to have screens. 5. Your dinner menu changes six times before you leave the commissary. 6. You reach, Read More

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So don’t forget your clocks get  turned back one hour. On Sunday the 30 Oct the time changes at 3am, so Sunday morning all the clocks need to be changed back one hour. That means we get to sleep one hour longer !!!!

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I seen these pet rescue Cards online and thought what a great Idea! Especially living in a country where family and friends are not always notified right away, this is a great way to make sure your furry friends are taken care of. They were all in English, so i made a German version, Read More

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Our Friends from the organizers of the Frankfurt Holihai, were so kind to donate us some tickets for a Giveaway 🙂 So I thought, why not have you guys work for them a bit. PHOTOCONTEST TIME !!!!! Send us your funnies or coolest Germany themed picture, of you ,or you and your better half, Read More

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The long Winter nights are finally over and we are ascending into the Summertime !!! On March 27th  we change the time from  2 am to 3 am. Be sure to mark your calendars and change your clocks accordingly… Saturday to Sunday night the time changes and we get one hour less sleep.

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With today’s times of social media and networking , getting in contact with friends and family is done fast and almost instantly. But what if something happens??? It may not be on your mind right now, but did you ever think of what happens when you are in an accident and are incapable of, Read More

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I know a lot of people know the sirens from back home, being used for Tornado alarms or wildfires.We too use sirens, but not just for bad weather. So here are the common uses and signals for the German sirens, you really only have to worry about the first one, that’s the warning for, Read More

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So you got your orders and told your friends and family you are going to the old world… Germany to be exact. Your loved ones will be sure to give you lots of tips and tricks and before you know it you will be packing suitcases full of toilet paper, just because Auntie May, Read More

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One thing I hear over and over is, how expensive everything here in Germany is, so I figured, time to share some insight of how things became expensive and how to cut some corners “German style”. At the start of the year 2002 Germany introduced the euro and all Germans had to exchange their, Read More

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One of the things Germany is blessed with is the public pools, lakes, beaches and rivers. The water quality here in Germany is tested frequently to insure people’s wellbeing. As soon as the summer heat comes thousands will head to the open waters. Outdoor pools are one of the favorite hangout locations during the, Read More

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