6 Things You Definitely Need & 5 Things You Should Leave Behind When Backpacking In Another Country

So you've booked your trip and waited for the day to arrive for you to finally set off. Only thing left to do is pack. If you're anything like me, you want to bring everything. I tried this. It wasn't my brightest idea. The problem was that I didn't do enough research before I left.…

What it’s REALLY like as a Canadian living in Germany

Living here in Germany has changed my whole perspective on life. From learning a new language to a whole new culture, it is an experience that no one can take away from me. To read my post about how I was able to teach myself German (with one hilarious miscommunication story) click 'here'. I've now…

5 Tried-And-True Tips for Learning a Foreign Language (And That Time I Ordered a Fish Instead of a Glass of Wine…)

Imagine going to a foreign country and speaking with the locals, just like the locals. For me, that's the dream. Würzburg, Germany As a Canadian, living abroad, one thing I know is that I am extremely fortunate to have grown up with English as my first language. The only downfall now is that my brain…