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Fasching is a pre-lent season celebrated in Germany and Austria that starts in November and ends the day before the Catholic event of Lent — so it’s basically Carnival, or Mardi Gras extended for a good 3 months. Then the day before Lent (Fasching’s Dienstag), it’s typical for people (especially children) to dress […]

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foreign (adjective): of, from, in, or characteristic of a country or language other than one’s own / strange and unfamiliar. Moving into and living in a foreign country can be a lot to handle, both emotionally and physically. Perhaps you live thousands of miles away from your family and miss them, […]

How to Stay Strong Living Abroad



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Christmas markets in Vienna are a very charming event in the city, and can be an enjoyable activity for everyone. There are at least 20 of these holiday markets available from mid-November to late-December. It is very typical for people to order Glühwein (red wine with mulled spices) and stand around […]

The Christmas Markets of Vienna


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I got the special opportunity to test out BonAppetour’s experience for Vienna recently (yay!). BonAppetour is a company that provides unique and extraordinary ‘’dine at home’’ experiences, allowing you the chance to connect with local chefs and indulge in their home cooked meals, anywhere in the world. This means that […]

The BonAppetour Vienna Experience



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Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.  – Albert Camus Colourful leaves, crisper air, pumpkin festivals, pumpkin gnocchi, new visa, free museums, a Balkan wedding, a special movie night… so many things to do and experience in this month! Check out below what I discovered and experienced […]

Little Stories: October 2016


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After my summer holidays in Connecticut, USA it was time to go back to work and carry on with my usual responsibilities. The month of September was cool – I did some traveling, enjoyed a special birthday dinner, got a great haircut, ate some awesome Nepalese food, discovered a new […]

Little Stories: Special Haircuts, French Cookies & Graz