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 →

5 Cafés worth visiting in Frankfurt

Frankfurt is full of cafés and I always enjoy trying out new places. Whether you want to enjoy your own company for a couple of hours or catch up with friends over coffee, here are a few cafés I'd recommend visiting in Frankfurt: Das Herz von FrankfurtLocated near Römer, Das Herz von Frankfurt is a chic... Continue Reading →

Three years of living in Germany!

Before moving, I told myself that I'd live in Germany for a minimum of three years. I gathered that three years would give me enough time to really improve my language skills, become familiar with Frankfurt and build strong relationships with those around me. What I didn't consider, is that after three years of giving... Continue Reading →

The four phases of culture shock

It creeps up on you when you least expect it and pushes you out of your depth as you try to comprehend these abnormalities that are actually now normalities. In fact, you're the abnormal one now. Culture shock. Two and half years into my expat journey and as much as I have embraced the German... Continue Reading →

Frankfurt: a convenient city

No long commutes and no overcrowding are the two main things I love about living in Frankfurt. Life here is a bit slower than in my home city London, which does of course has many specialities, but I love I no longer feeling like a sardine when I walk around the city and I never... Continue Reading →

Moving from London to Frankfurt

"Why would someone leave London for Frankfurt?" Is what you may be thinking. Truth is, it was more than just the city that brought me here, but although there are a few things I wish I could have brought with me, I just can't justify moving back to London right now. Here's why: Small fish... Continue Reading →

A special visitor

I spent three years at home after finishing uni and venturing around Thailand for a month. It was just me and my mum, which was strange in itself, as I genuinely felt like an only child, but I eventually got used to my sister still being at uni. Eating dinner, watching crappy TV on a Sunday and... Continue Reading →

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