Our First Month Abroad

Our First Month Abroad

“Welcome to Germany.”

This is what a stranger told me when I asked for help at the Frankfurt train station and couldn’t use Google to find the answer because I didn’t have WiFi…

I never realized how much we millennials depend on our phones, until living in a foreign country with no WiFi. There are just some things we need modern technology for…like finding your way around a new city and posting Insta stories to document your whole life. Sometimes I even find myself scrolling aimlessly through my newsfeed only for Ryan to remind me that I don’t have WiFi. Imagine going a full day without Facebook stalking!

We’ve hit the one month mark of living abroad and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on what’s different about living here in Germany.

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Home Sweet Home (Away From Home)

Home Sweet Home (Away From Home)

I know you’ve all been dying to see our home away from home here in Germany (well maybe just our family…but we’re going to show you anyway!). We are quite impressed with our first European flat. It’s clean, quiet, organized, modern, comfortable, and just a short walk to downtown Wiesbaden. You know, where all of the cute cafés are. 😉

It’s always a gamble to sign a lease sight unseen – praying that the place actually looks like the photos. Being catfished by your new home is the worst kind of catfishing.

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