Visiting a new country opens the door to all sorts of new experiences. From curious vegetables to new health habits, Rachel Stewart reveals 7 things she came across in Germany for the very first time.
Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life.
Every two weeks she explores a new topic for Meet the Germans – from saunas to asparagus or the ins and outs of German small talk. This week she recalls some of the everyday things that made her stop and stare when she first arrived in Germany.