Germany: Ten Christmas Differences

Germany: Ten Christmas Differences
The following is a list of the observations i’ve made while visiting Munich at Christmas over the years. This list is not conclusive and may vary between the different areas in Germany, but it represents my experiences to date.¬†Frohe Weihnachten! 1. Christmas Day is not Christmas Day! The biggest shock i encountered on my first ...

White Christmas! 2

It has snowed on Christmas day! The snow held off until evening and has started falling, with temperatures due to drop to minus 10 degrees tonight, chilly! We went out for a Christmas evening walk to experience snow on Christmas day, which for an Englishman is quite a rare occurance. Here’s some snow graffitti we ...

Christmas in Munich

We’re in Munich now! On Saturday we moved out of our flat in Highbury and suddenly realised while walking down the street that we are officially homeless for the next six months. A very strange feeling, but quite liberating as well. We flew to Munich yesterday, and were greeted by loads fo rain. Apparently for ...