How I chose to learn the wrong language

How I chose to learn the wrong language

In this week's Expat Dispatches, Tessa Sinclair Scott examines her Francophile grandmother's disappointment that she was moving to Germany. Did she choose the wrong language?

He’ll take my name: yes he’s really sure!

He’ll take my name: yes he’s really sure!

‘Language sets north Germans apart’

‘Language sets north Germans apart’

What do you love about Germany?

What do you love about Germany?

How German lands responded to the Black Death

How German lands responded to the Black Death

How to understand the north Germans

How to understand the north Germans

Thank you Germans for your love of nature

Thank you Germans for your love of nature

How to master the art of the German stroll

How to master the art of the German stroll

These German grandmas want to raise my baby

These German grandmas want to raise my baby

Meet the Fuggers – Germany’s great trading family

Meet the Fuggers – Germany’s great trading family

Orgies and executions: It’s mayhem in Münster

Orgies and executions: It’s mayhem in Münster

A mousse fit for a king

A mousse fit for a king

How I enjoy the early German spring

How I enjoy the early German spring

Headless and limbless: Germany’s best saints

Headless and limbless: Germany’s best saints

‘Tug of Germany matches the pull of home’

‘Tug of Germany matches the pull of home’

How to make ice cream fit for a German prince

How to make ice cream fit for a German prince

How to enjoy coffee with a German kick

How to enjoy coffee with a German kick

Where are the eggs, please?

Where are the eggs, please?

A Bavarian farewell tour in food

A Bavarian farewell tour in food

Karneval cooking to impress German friends

Karneval cooking to impress German friends