Cycling from Frankfurt to Mainz

I am thoroughly enjoying cycling in and around Frankfurt! After adjusting to the initial discomfort of the saddle and finally having some good weather, I cycled all the way to Mainz. Here are a few tips for if you're thinking of doing the same! How long will it take? According to Google maps, the quickest... Continue Reading →

FAQs about Alisa Jordan

It's only natural that we want to know more about the person behind the blog posts - I'm exactly the same! After years of sharing my experience of living in Frankfurt and being in touch with so many of you, I've put together your FAQs, so that the answers are all in once place 😊... Continue Reading →

Small businesses in Frankfurt that you can support

Always happy to help, heart-warming smiles and friendly conversations are often unique characteristics of small businesses. These valuable traits cost nothing but add to the vibrant community spirit of Frankfurt's various neighbourhoods. These small wonders have helped me settle in Frankfurt, and really feel at home. As well as supporting your local economy, shopping at... Continue Reading →

Lohrpark, Frankfurt

Lohrpark is Frankfurt's highest-lying park, which is no surprise given the breath-taking view of the city's skyline. Arriving at Lohrpark It's super easy to get to Lohrpark. You can take the number 30 bus from Konstablerwache to Heiligenstock/ Lohrberg, which takes approx 15 mins. You can also go by car as parking is available, but... Continue Reading →

Frankfurt to Rüdesheim – A day trip

Rüdesheim is a small town in the Rheingau region, offering beautiful sites across the river Rhein, historical monuments and over 3000 hectares of vineyards. If you're not familiar with Riesling wine, you sure will be after a trip to what's said to be one of the best wine regions in the world. Arriving in Rüdesheim... Continue Reading →

British food delivery by WanderingBrits

The WanderingBrits food delivery box is perfect if you: Are a Brit living abroad;Have British friends who live abroad;Or simply just love a good British snack 🙂 Since leaving the UK, I've had my fair share of snacks brought over by friends visiting from home. There's always something that I fancy, whether it be a... Continue Reading →

My fourth year in Frankfurt

Can you believe it's been four years already!? On 11th August 2016, I boarded a one-way flight to Frankfurt, and the time has gone so quickly. My fourth year came with a lot of change; some expected, and as for all of us - some unexpected. The Expected I started a new job. This might... Continue Reading →

Frankfurt to Seligenstadt – A day trip

Seligenstadt is a pretty town, southeast of Frankfurt, located on the River Main. If you also like the tranquility of typical German towns, Seligenstadt is a day trip worth doing! Arriving in Seligenstadt Seligenstadt is easily reachable from Frankfurt. Ideal for a day trip, I arrived in Seligenstadt around midday and headed back to Frankfurt... Continue Reading →

Frankfurt from a different perspective

Frankfurt: a summary Google "Frankfurt" and click "images." You'll see hundreds of photos of: The skyline Then google "What is Frankfurt like?" You'll find loads of websites that tell you: It's international; You can get by without German; Something about banks; Which will lead to a comparison to London; Oh, and Apfelwein. These are all... Continue Reading →

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