Book Review: German Men Sit Down To Pee

Book Review: German Men Sit Down To Pee

Disclaimer: I was sent a free review copy by one of the authors, however, I was not compensated in any other way for this review. Opinions are completely my own. What’s it about? German Men Sit Down To Pee & Other Insights Into German Culture is a humorous take on German culture by a German (Niklas Frank) and an Irishman living in Germany (James Cave).  I feel that Cave must have had many experiences like mine, because I felt this…

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Ten Tips for Surviving in Germany

Ten Tips for Surviving in Germany

My parents and younger sister are landing in Germany tomorrow, and in honor of their visit, and a bit too late to be of any real use to them, I have compiled a list of my top tips for surviving a trip to Germany – presented in no particular order. 1. Prepare for Grocery Shopping Getting to the cashier in a German grocery store is a high-stress situation. They are speedy and everyone in line with you has high expectations…

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Sorry I Vanished

Sorry I Vanished

May was a pretty exciting month for me. I started a full-time job as a technical writer, which is quite a bit different from what I had been doing. And going from teaching a few classes a week to working 40 hours a week has pretty much wrecked my routine, but after a month, I think I’ve settled into a new one. The beginning of the month was especially rough, as I wasn’t yet comfortable driving to work (stick-shifts are…

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What I Got in Japan

What I Got in Japan

Recently, my husband and I spent three weeks in Tokyo, Japan, which was an insanely long vacation for me. I’m not complaining, though, it was wonderful! Before and during the trip, I searched around a little for some recommendations for beauty products to pick up, because my addiction never takes a holiday. I picked up a few things that I had read about, but also grabbed a few that just looked appealing to me at the time. Sheet Masks It…

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My TSA-Approved Liquids Bag

My TSA-Approved Liquids Bag

1 April 2016 – I’m bringing this post back again because I’m on vacation, and while I plan on writing about some of my beauty related discoveries here in Tokyo, I haven’t had much time to explore or write yet. However, back when I was packing for this trip, I looked back at this post to make sure I was ready to go for the plane trip. The only things I ended up adding were a concealer and a moisturizer…

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