Vending Machines in Germany

Learning to Live in Germany Found Eggs for Sale in a Vending Machine Normally when Americans think of a vending machine, they envision cookies, crackers, Snickers bars and soda inside a machine. You put some coins or bills into the machine, pull a lever or push a button and out comes the product! Well, here in … Continue reading Vending Machines in Germany

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Rapeseed Fields

Many of you have probably noticed all the bright yellow fields in our pictures and alongside the road, (if you're in Germany). We watched the transformation this spring as the fields slowly bloomed full of vibrant flowers that are nearly taller than us. The smell is intoxicating--the texture and landscape is out of this world. We thought … Continue reading Rapeseed Fields

Learning to Live in Germany Visits the Jexhof Bauernhof Museum

Our Visit To The Jexhof Museum After a week of crazy weather and snow--along with temperatures fit for December--we had the luxury of some sunshine and a warmer day--about 60 degrees.  We set out again, over the hill and through the woods on our bikes to the Jexhof Bauernhoff Museum. As you can see, the scenery … Continue reading Learning to Live in Germany Visits the Jexhof Bauernhof Museum

Learning to Live in Germany Attend a Maypole Celebration in Bavaria

Maibaumaufstellen mit Maifest, I. Mai 2017 in Puch Germany Puch, Germany We recently heard about an Bavarian tradition that is celebrated in most small towns in Germany.  The local people get dressed in their costumes and all come out to witness the maypole being hoisted upright in the town center (If you look really close … Continue reading Learning to Live in Germany Attend a Maypole Celebration in Bavaria