18 Jun

The Brain Strain

We have all been there: you put all the lexical chunks together, check the sentence word order, repeat it a thousand times in your head until it’s foolproof and in the moment of truth, ugh…

Expat Gone Foreign, tXc, language, brain, Finnish

04 Jun

The Weißwurstäquator

A new fun word I learnt this week! The Weißwurstäquator refers to the supposed cultural divide separating Southern Germany from the rest of the country. I believe it’s named after the white sausage, which is traditional in Bavaria, along with its lovely castles, medieval towns and tasty food. Road trip time, gell?

Expat Gone Foreign, tXc, Weißwurstäquator, Bavaria