Last weekend, an old uni friend, Anna, and I headed to Prague which, for both us, was the first time we’ve been to Eastern Europe. With my flight being only 55 minutes long and hers being just about 2 hours, I had an hour wait in the airport reading my newly purchased “Eastern Europe” phrase … More Czeching out Prague
I didn’t seem to take that many photos in April. I was in Frankfurt the entire month and was busy working away and enjoying the couple of long weekends. Nevertheless, I did take few photos, so here they are – enjoy!
It’s time for another German Idioms post, after having collected quite a few good ones over the past few months. I’ve filtered down to some of the best ones, and will perhaps use the rest for another post some time. Enjoy these fun German idioms! etwas in petto haben Literally: “to have something in petto” Translation: … More “To make an elephant out of a mosquito”: German Idioms Part V
What an adventurous month March was! Well, by “adventurous” I mean “I flew to England twice”. But hey, that’s four whole flights for one month. The reasons I flew home were firstly at the start of the month for my mum’s birthday (can’t believe she’s now 29!), and the second reason was my niece’s Christening … More March 2017 in pictures
I have technically been learning German now for 14 years (woah). But, I will never be able to master the German language. Punkt. I can sometimes feel on cloud nine, breezing through a conversation, when BOOM I say the wrong gender for a word or a use the wrong type of word, mistaking verbs and … More Mistakes I still make in German
February was quite an exciting month, mainly because of one thing: Karneval! With Tim being a Kölner, I went with him for the second year to celebrate Germany’s ‘fifth season’, as they call it, which basically saw us drink and eat sweets all day every day. Other than that, there was also the didacta again … More February 2017 in pictures
I’ve technically now being learning German for 14 years, which, sitting back and thinking about it, is a hell of a long time. It’s over half my life, let’s put it like that! But it’s safe to say I still make my mistakes and I still learn new words. Here’s a sample of new words … More New German Words