Our Germerican Wedding Ceremony

On December 30, 2016, I married my [German] husband in a small civil wedding ceremony in L√ľneburg, Germany. Since we had planned a winter wedding in Northern Germany, we were never expecting nice weather. In fact, the days prior to the wedding were the typical gray, cold, rainy weather we are used to. However, the skies cleared for one single day in late December, and that was the day of our wedding. The ceremony was held in the city’s historic water tower. My husband, Marco, arrived at the venue before me and greeted our guests as they arrived. This was Continue Reading

How I Found a New Apartment in Germany

After graduating with my Master’s degree, I felt like I was moving into a new stage of my life. I’m no longer a student. I will soon begin a full-time job. I’m married! To mark this new stage of life, I also decided it was time to move. So, that’s what I did! Unfortunately, I live in a very popular city where there are a lot more people looking to rent apartments than there are apartments to rent. With a little patience and a lot of luck, however, I was able to find an amazing apartment. Here is how I Continue Reading

5 Reasons NOT to Study Abroad in Germany

Reasons Not to Study Abroad in Germany

I’m not going to sugar coat things. While the experience of studying abroad in Germany can be amazing, it is not for everyone. So, especially if you are considering pursuing your entire Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Germany, maybe you should first consider these reasons for NOT studying abroad in Germany. I studied abroad in Germany for one semester during my Bachelor’s and then came back to Germany to complete my entire Master’s degree. And while I write a lot about all the great things about studying abroad in Germany, I think it’s important that I tell you the not-so-great Continue Reading