Things I Notice About Living in Germany

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Things I Notice About Living in Germany
The top 100 things you will notice when you move to Germany. Written by a British Ex-pat!
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  • #59: No Fireworks! 1 month ago Buying fireworks in Germany is largely impossible except for 4 days of the year. In Britain from mid-October onward you can basically buy fireworks from a raft of sketchy looking stores, who have imported container loads of explosives from China for the local youth to buy and throw at each other....
  • #60: Drinking with Breakfast 2 months ago The breakfast table is set, Ham? Check! Cheese? Check! Fresh Bread? Check! 2 bottles of sparkling wine? Check! wait… really? Drinking with breakfast has a terrible connotation attached to it in Britain, wino’s and drunks will routinely frequent less, shall we say, classy establishments at 9am...
  • #61: Winter Tyres 4 months ago Germany has a reputation for being a bit of a nanny state – in that you must conform to various rules and laws in order that you are protected from yourself. Whilst these rules and laws are -in general- a good idea, sometimes they can seem a little intrusive. Rules like not trusting you to …...
  • #62: Opening a Beer with Anything. 5 months ago You have probably been there – hot summers day, nice picnic spread and a couple of bottles of beer, but then, uh oh, no beer opener!  This will normally lead to you trying to open the beer on trees, walls, or anything else hard within reach, resulting in you chipping the bottle and risking...
  • #63: Sie and Du 5 months ago German is not an easy language to learn, anyone who has tried for longer than 5 minutes will know this. One of the main peculiarities is the Sie and Du. (YOU) “Sie” is the formal version of “you” in German. You would use it when talking to authority figures, most strangers and people...

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Roxana
10:22 AM May 13, 2017

Very funny and informative to new arrivals in Germany! Witty observations written in an engaging and non-judgemental way!

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