We are in September, beer festivals start in Germany. Following a lost bet, I had to harness myself with the daunting task of buying a dirndl I would wear for the occasion. Story of a real expedition to discover and buy this traditional dress and explanations on how to wear it.
Category: Stories of expat
It’s not because you are traveling or living the life of an expatriate that the friendships you made during your trips are ephemera… After 4 years, I feel blessed to have met all these people and keep some of them in my life.
Sometimes, be far away can be complicated but when friendship and complicity are strong, nothing will stop.
When we move to a new country before the celebrations at the end of the year, we always wonder how they will be but we are never alone. There is always something to do: help in associations or find someone to celebrate with via Facebook or Meetup pages with people from the surrounding. There is always someone in the same situation.
“Half-traveler” is my definition. Expatriate in different countries, traveler but who does not want to let everything behind me, a life choice that often leaves room for misunderstandings and fears of the relatives but also extreme travelers.
After almost 3 years in Cardiff I left last Saturday to move to Stuttgart.
A mix of feelings, an apprehension for a new life but also an emptiness which appeared when I started to unpack my boxes and found some gifts and pictures.
I gonna miss Cardiff, my friends there but Life is a path with many steps.
You’ve got this moment when you know that you want something else. Travel, Work, Culture, or just a new flat; it’s a circle in your life. Three years ago, I moved to Cardiff and in less than a month I will move to Germany. Review of the last three years of travel and my feeling about this hard choice.