Frauenservice ‘Whats On’ this autumn

The Frauenservice at Lendplatz 38 offers amazing support for women, both local and foreign. Here are some activities for this fall that may be of interest for those learning German or looking for a job. All are free and no registration required. For information about their free counselling service in many languages see my post […]

Shopping & eating locally in Graz

A few new places to find locally produced food and made-in-Austria products in Graz, plus an on-line Austrian shop offering same day delivery. Genuss Ab Hof have opened a small pop up shop at the bottom of the Schlossberg (Schlossberg 2) selling fresh local farm products and wine. Open Monday – Friday 9 am – […]

Preparing for Volksschule

Starting primary / elementary school in a foreign country is often a challenge. Here are a few tips to help get prepared. School Bag Most Volksschule kids carry a special type of large square backpack called ‘Schulranzen‘. They come in many different patterns – Starwars, dinosaurs, ponies etc and often include a matching sports bag […]