Expats Move Home: Saying Goodbye, Leaving Well, + Sweetening the Sorrow

Today, in our current Expats Move Home series, I’m covering the painful but universal experience of saying goodbye. Grab the Kleenex! Friends, family, family friends, friends as close as family – saying goodbye to any and all of these dear … Continue reading

Expats Move Home: Blazing the Paper Trail out of Germany

I’m spilling the beans on all the nitty gritty details of how we ended our expat adventure. To catch up on previous posts, click here. Moving in America is relatively simple: pack, move, transfer your utilities, and forward your mail … Continue reading

Expats Move Home: How Our Knick Knacks Crossed the Atlantic

Almost everyone has moved somewhere at some point in their life. Whether it be down the street, around the corner, across the country, or even halfway around the globe, it’s a common human experience. But, that’s where the commonality usually … Continue reading

Expats Move Home: Is Getting Groceries Easier in America?

Grocery shopping – it’s either a mundane chore or an obsessive activity depending on who shares your shack. If you only cook for one or two, restocking the fridge may be an afterthought or even an annoyance. But for those … Continue reading

Expats Move Home: What America Does Better

Now that I’ve revealed all the things I miss about living in Deutschland, it’s time to confess that our time in Germany was not all natural beauty, biergartens, and brezeln. In no particular order (because that just takes too much … Continue reading

Expats Move Home: Do We Miss Germany?

“Do you miss Germany?” I get asked this all.the.time, and the answer is a resounding, YES! The more difficult question involves what we miss about Germany, because there are things we most definitely do NOT miss. Hang on to your … Continue reading