If you are an expat or diplomat who moves every 2-3 years, the dreaded question before the end of each posting is "How do I get rid of things that I can't bring to my next destination?" Below are . . .
When we were living in Berlin, we wanted to hang a Parol. It's a very iconic Filipino symbol for Christmas! A parol (/pɑːˈroʊl/) is a Filipino ornamental lantern that . . .
I'm a sucker for white pots. And one of the questions I get the most often on Instagram is where I get my white pots. Most of them are from Germany, but I also got some affordable ones in QC here. . . .
I always get asked, how I keep my sofa white even with a toddler. Or how I keep my whole home white for that matter! Because as you know I love #whiteliving. So I decided to create a WHITELIVING . . .
Researching on cribs as an FTP or First Time Parent was SO OVERWHELMING! OMGosh it's crazy how many options we have for newborns - moses baskets, bassinets, co-sleepers, etc! - to toddler beds with . . .
One of the things I recommend doing if you are berlin when the weather is nice - I prefer spring over summer, because it's very pleasant - is the Babelsberg Filmspark in nearby Potsdam-Balbelsberg . . .
What many visitors from Asia don't expect is that everything is closed on Sundays in Berlin, except for the following ChurchesSome RestaurantsSome FloristsHotel Restaurants - like Neni . . .
When visiting Berlin or any other place with a foreign language it's very important to learn the phrase "I'm so sorry, do you speak English?" in the local tongue, because it is considered very rude to . . .
Christmas Eve or 24 December is when Germans celebrate Christmas, so the afternoon and evening of the 24th is when the city is on lockdown. This is the time to visit family, bake Christmas cookies, . . .
I've gotten asked by two separate people about what to do in Berlin in the Winter. My initial answer is always: CHRISTMAS MARKETS! These are original to Germany, where the tradition of the Christmas . . .