Here are the movies being shown in the original English soundtrack in Trier and Koblenz region over the coming week. Continue reading “English Movie Screenings in the Mosel Region”
I recently discovered a very interesting and useful YouTube channel called “Get Germanized”. Continue reading “Get Germanized – Interesting Vlog”
We have a preconceived idea that everything in Germany is super slick and efficient. Indeed, German cars are a testament to that, but there is one area where Germany does let itself down – customer service. Continue reading “Customer Service Desert”
In response to a growing number of messages I am receiving asking about how to go about finding properties in the area, I can recommend the following web search engines:
Unfortunately, they are in German but it is easy enough to find your way around them using a dictionary, or for those who really cannot be bothered, by running them through an online translator such as the one available on Google Chrome.
I am working on doing a full article which will include common terminology and other bits of advice on finding property. I will publish that as soon as I can.
It was not the response I expected: Years ago when I still lived in Germany, I took a Canadian friend who was visiting me in Frankfurt to a restaurant highly regarded for its German cuisine. I was glad I had made a reservation, it was Sunday evening and the restaurant was packed. My Canadian friend, […]
Please note this is a reblog from Spoonfuls of Germany, which is a great site and I do recommend you check it out.
One of the biggest culture shocks for foreigners when they first come to Germany is how some of the seemingly innocent Sunday chores could get you into big trouble. Continue reading “Sunday – the Day of German Peace”
This is an interesting little video for wine novices such as myself as it is a number of local producers talking us through the Mosel wines and how they get their unique character.
I like the way the one guy towards the end says he drinks a bottle a night and his doctor tells him he is in perfect health. That is clearly where I have been going wrong all these years!
For those of you with property in the immediate vicinity of the river, flooding is always going to be in the back of your mind particularly in the heavy rainfalls that seem to lash Europe in winter. Continue reading “Mosel Flood Alerts”