Easter Celebrations and Traditions in Germany

Easter is a major holiday in Germany as well as neighboring German-speaking countries. As the days are getting warmer and longer; one cannot help but realize yellow daffodils, crocuses and clay bunnies decorating households –even streets and shopping malls. Easter is not only an important religious holiday but also a family holiday and thus celebrated accordingly. It is mainly to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. After a cold and long winter, Easter heralds the coming of much-anticipated spring. There is a range of Easter customs and traditions that have spread to other parts of the world as well. Read this post to learn more all about Easter in Germany! Weiterlesen

10 Things to Know before Moving to Germany

So recently I have been rereading my previous posts and now it kinda feels that the things that were surprising or weird for me when I arrived to Germany are no longer so. I’m getting used to living here in this country, to all its traditions and customs. Fortunately, I can adjust to almost any conditions quite easily and I’m not likely to experience culture shock, but I feel obliged to give some advice to those who have decided to take a leap of faith and start a new life in this amazing country but still feel a bit confused or frustrated. Weiterlesen