A German in the US

In this section, I reveal all the funny, disturbing and shameful moments you live through when experiencing another culture. In my case it’s the German narrowed mindset focused on efficiency that is challenged with the American “everything is amazing and achievable” attitude. 

US vs. Europe

Self-marketing in the US

The Americans are masters in showing what they have got! Not so easy for a shy German. 

GOING TO THE GYNECOLOGIST

How different will it be might you think…Well I tell you. 

Holding hands & shopping tampons

The longeryou live in a country the more you realize the smaller differences. I picked 3 random things from daily life. 

US vs. europe

Self-marketing in the US

The Americans are masters in showing what they have got! Not so easy for a shy German. 

GOING TO THE GYNECOLOGIST

How different will it be might you think…Well I tell you. 

HOLDING HANDS & SHOPPING TAMPONS

The longeryou live in a country the more you realize the smaller differences. I picked 3 random things from daily life. 

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