Lifestyle, General Interest & Education

Here are some examples of lifestyle, education and general interest articles I've written.

The Ultimate Guide to Months in German: Tips, Vocabulary and More!

Think about the last conversation you had in German. I’m sure somewhere in that conversation, you or the other person named at least one thing you did that day. Or maybe you talked about something you love doing. Or something you can’t wait to do again! Oftentimes, the activities we do and the things we enjoy change depending on what time of year it is. I mean, how many times did you enjoy swimming in Winter? Basic German vocabulary and studying lists of grammar rules will only take you so f

National Beer Day: Take The Beer Quiz Challenge Before Pouring A Cold One

April 7 is National Beer Day in the United States. Whether you’d prefer an IPA, have a hankering for a sweet stout, or would be most pleased with a Pilsner, this is the one day a year every beer lover should toss back a couple of brewskis in honor of the world’s most popular alcohol drinks. But, oh humble beer drinker, what trivia and strange facts do you know about your most beloved beverage? To find out, take our beer quiz challenge before partaking of yet another pint. The quiz answers are at

Sit, Stay and Speak! 15 German Dog Commands for Both You and Spot to Learn

Are you the proud owner of a furry little friend? And are you learning German? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then we have great news for you—and Rex or Fido too! You can learn and practice new German words with your dog by training him or her to respond to German Hundekommandos (dog commands)! After all, daily training is important for both dogs and humans. Whether it’s training a dog or learning a foreign language, you need lots of practice. So why not combine the two? I

Get Your German Video Fix! Where to Learn German on YouTube with the Best Channels and Lessons

Did you know German is the most widely spoken native language in the European Union? What’s more, there are over 15 million people learning German around the world. If you want to count yourself among them, dann leg los (then go ahead) and… hop on YouTube. Yes, you read that right. YouTube makes it sehr einfach (very easy) to learn German on your own. You can practice at any time, from the comfort of your own home or on-the-go. So hit pause on those influencers and keep reading for the best

April Fools Day: The Best Pranks, Hoaxes, And Practical Jokes

As every school child knows, April Fools’ Day is the one day in a year when pranks, hoaxes, and practical jokes are the name of the game. Whether you go for an old classic, like putting salt in the sugar bowl, or think up something more creative, no one gets scolded for being mischievous on April 1. In honor of this day of light-hearted naughtiness, we’ve gathered a list of some of the best April Fools’ Day pranks, hoaxes, and practical jokes. Here goes. Dick Smith, a successful Australian bus

The Best Korean Restaurants In Berlin

A mother-daughter run restaurant, Furusato is known as much for its down to earth and friendly service as for its first rate Korean BBQ. This small restaurant has two guest rooms, which can be rented out for private parties of up to 90 people and come complete with karaoke machines and personally planned menus. Toss in a case or two of Korean Hite beer, and a night to remember is guaranteed. Although HoDoRi has the look of a second rate Chinese restaurant

Stop Translating Stat! How to Start Thinking in German (And Get Fluent Faster!)

Something magical happens when you learn a new skill. It’s the difference between your first day at the wheel and a breezy cruise along the highway. Or between an accidental cannonball and a polished dive into the pool. Everything just clicks. You don’t need to consciously think about every step of what you’re doing. It’s the same magic that you need if you want to become truly fluent in German. You’ll need more than a stockpile of German vocabulary and grammar rules. You’ll need to know how