Early onset culture shock high

First week in Munich and that culture shock high has definitely sunk in. That period of time when you get absorbed into new surroundings and everything's so exciting. This is definitely aided by the masses of lederhosen and dirndls that fill the underground at the moment. I'm almost immune to it now; I don't even … Continue reading Early onset culture shock high

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Starting with baby steps in Cologne

Day one and I've already broken the golden year year abroad rule: don't turn down a social opportunity. And the only German word I've managed to splutter is an inaudible 'danke' as a lady hands me my chicken McNugget meal. Today is about comfort. For me, just getting here was an achievement; third time I've … Continue reading Starting with baby steps in Cologne