Differences between Germans and Americans: Small Talk

For this post, I did some research. I wanted to make sure I am not the only one who thinks that this is one of the biggest differences. I checked Youtube and watched videos from Americans living in Germany. They also noticed quickly that the Germans don't seem to have the American concept of small … Continue reading Differences between Germans and Americans: Small Talk

Differences between Germans and Americans: Smiling

I work in a very international environment. Germans come to America and Americans travel for a business trip to Germany. It's fascinating to hear the experiences of my American and German colleagues. I started not only to recognize differences but also think about the "why". There are reasons why certain behaviors develop. Certainly, I am … Continue reading Differences between Germans and Americans: Smiling

I think my pig whistles! – 10 German Idioms in English

Something I never thought about is that every culture also has different sayings. I still use my German saying translated into English, my husband and I have a lot of fun with that. Very interesting is that some saying represents the culture also. Here are ten German expressions Americans should know when dealing with Germans. … Continue reading I think my pig whistles! – 10 German Idioms in English