48 Hours in Berlin (and 6 Hours in Potsdam), Germany – April 2017: Teil 2 🇩🇪

Hallo und willkommen zurück! 😊 Today I’m going to resume telling you all about my trip to Berlin which I did with my family over my Easter Holidays, at the start of this month. You can find part 1 (Teil 1) to this here. Enjoy!   Dienstag (Tuesday – Day 2): continued So, for the … More 48 Hours in Berlin (and 6 Hours in Potsdam), Germany – April 2017: Teil 2 🇩🇪

A Day in Coventry (plus a quick stop in Nuneaton), Warwickshire, England 🇬🇧 | 1st June 2017

My account of a half-term trip to the beautiful historic city of Coventry in the West Midlands of England – a true demonstration of the determination of the human spirit in the face of adversity. … More A Day in Coventry (plus a quick stop in Nuneaton), Warwickshire, England 🇬🇧 | 1st June 2017

75 (fünfundsiebzig) kick-ass German words/phrases 🇩🇪 | Post 2: Idioms and other figurative expressions 💁 [pt. 2 of 2]

Welcome back to part 2 of my two-part blog post on German idioms! (it would probably make a lot more sense if you read part 1 first, so if you’d like to read it, please click anywhere within this bracket) Los geht’s! (here we go!)   General useful idiomatic/figurative phrases 44. nur ein Apfel und … More 75 (fünfundsiebzig) kick-ass German words/phrases 🇩🇪 | Post 2: Idioms and other figurative expressions 💁 [pt. 2 of 2]

75 (fünfundsiebzig) kick-ass German words/phrases 🇩🇪 | Post 2: Idioms and other figurative expressions 💁 [pt. 1 of 2]

Hallo and welcome to my second post in the series I’m currently working on, 75 (fünfundsiebzig) kick-ass German words/phrases! Whilst this series is designed more for intermediate German speakers, I think that anyone could appreciate the special-ness of German, even with less background knowledge of the language, which is why I’ve decided to do several … More 75 (fünfundsiebzig) kick-ass German words/phrases 🇩🇪 | Post 2: Idioms and other figurative expressions 💁 [pt. 1 of 2]

My Trip to the East Coast of Scotland – Summer 2016 🇬🇧

Hi everyone! It’s nearly Summer, and during this exam season, I thought that it would be a great time to look back to perhaps more easy-going times of the year (such as the Summer Holidays which are only in a matter of weeks away for most of us now… yes, I sure am counting!! 😜). … More My Trip to the East Coast of Scotland – Summer 2016 🇬🇧

My Vegetarian Journey So Far: Post for National Vegetarian Week 2017 🌱

Hey there! 👋 Just in case you didn’t know, this week (15th-21st May 2017) is National Vegetarian Week for the UK, where I live. 🇬🇧 Anyone who knows me, even if only a little bit, will know that I am a vegetarian. This has been the case since 1st January 2016 (yes, it was a … More My Vegetarian Journey So Far: Post for National Vegetarian Week 2017 🌱

Learning a Foreign Language: 10 of My Top Tips 💬 🌍

Okay, so let’s face it: learning a language is HARD (well, at least for most people), especially if you’re British 🇬🇧 or from another English-speaking country, and the need to learn a language perhaps isn’t quite so apparent, as far as everyday life for most people is concerned. As a person who is studying a foreign … More Learning a Foreign Language: 10 of My Top Tips 💬 🌍