How German Are You? Take the Test

I have gotten a lot of questions about how Germany is like. But I wonder, do you also want to know how Germans are like? I have already written a post about Japanese habits and now I want to challenge you to a quiz. Let’s find out how German you are!

A Splash of Colour – The Prettiest Houses You Didn’t Know about

Mexico with its houses in all colours of the rainbow, Italy’s Portofino with layered houses colour upon colour and Greece with its typical white and blue paint – all these places are well known and attract myriads of tourists throughout the year. But if you are seeking to escape the sun, chill by the beach […]

To Cheesecake or Not to Cheesecake – An International Question

I was never a big fan of cheese cake. In the first place, why is it even called cheese cake when there is zero cheese in it? Cream cheese maybe but not cheese cheese. Major difference! And then I went to Australia. I didn’t think much of it but one day, drawn by delicious instagram […]

How to Celebrate Easter German Style

Easter isn’t celebrated all over the world and even in those countris that do, there are quite some variations and a range of traditions. Painting Easter eggs, having parades and having big family dinners are just a few. I have already shared some German and Swedish Easter traditions on Venga Vale Vamos, but you might […]

Foods You’ll Miss Once You Leave Germany

Even though I don’t get homesick – the travel bug is way too strong – I do get a pang of missing my favoutire foods every now and then. It might be a whiff of sausages while walking past a restaurant or bread on the supermarket shelf, but reaching out and buying said products is […]

16 European Cities You Must Put on Your Bucketlist

16 European Places You Must Put on Your Bucketlist

The first half of my year travelling the world solo has been such a ride and I have been asked a lot about where I have been before that, which places I can recommend and generally lots of travel related questions. Being European that seemed so exotic to many people I’ve met from Australia and […]

How to Get Into the German Christmas Mood – 5 Steps

Christmas isn’t the same all over the world, there are different traditions and customs. So what’s German Christmas like and how do Germans get into the Christmas Mood? Here are the top five ways to celebrate the holiday the German way.