Ever since my previous blog post listing funny things the Germans I know have said in English, I’ve been keeping track – both secretly and also just bursting out laughing say “I need to write that down for my blog” – of more things Germans have said to me in English that they haven’t got … More Funny Things Germans Say In English: Part II
It’s… June? Woah. The year has seemingly gone by quite slowly so far, but then I blinked and May was over and done with. In May, I visited my first new country of the year – the Czech Republic. I wrote about it in a previous post. Otherwise, I’ve been enjoying (and then slowly hating) … More May 2017 in pictures
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