Germany, Random

Two.

Happy New Year! 20 January 2020 was when I joined my new job. I can't believe it's already been 2 years since I started living and working in Germany. At times it feels like yesterday and sometimes it feels like I've been here forever. As I've mentioned in one of my previous posts, in 2020… Continue reading Two.

Germany, Travel & Living

The bunker in our basement

Apartment buildings are not very rare in Germany but they are definitely not as tall as the ones I have seen in Bangalore or Gurgaon. In fact when we were living in Wedel earlier, we were in a seven-storeyed Hochhaus, which is like a typical apartment building with 8 flats per floor, and it was… Continue reading The bunker in our basement

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Los Geht’s 03: Reunification and Job Search

So I am back after another unwanted and unexplained hiatus. Just to recap a bit, in December 2018 my husband, Govind left for Germany to join his new job in Hamburg. As I explained in the previous posts, a long distance relationship was not something new for us but after 3 years of living together,… Continue reading Los Geht’s 03: Reunification and Job Search

Germany, Random

Sonntag = Ruhetag

Ruhe is a German word that literally translates to Peace. So Yes. Sunday is Rest Day. I do not know about the rest of Europe, but in Germany hardly anything is open on a Sunday. In addition to religeous reasons this is also for taking the interest of workers into consideration! How awesome is that?… Continue reading Sonntag = Ruhetag

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Los Geht’s! 02 – Long Distance Again…

So, where were we? After a lot of deliberation and long pros and cons list, the decision was made. Govind accepted the offer for an unlimited permanent contract in Germany. We were excited but also nervous.... At 30, and with about 10 years of work experience in India with a good salary and a super… Continue reading Los Geht’s! 02 – Long Distance Again…