Besuch in Deutschland: Abwesende Kulturschocks und Urlaubshighlights

Über Weihnachten und Neujahr war ich mal wieder zu Besuch in Deutschland. Und, was soll ich sagen: Bis auf das schlechte Wetter (nur 1,5 Sonnentage in zwei Wochen) und dem üblichen Weihnachtsstress, dem alle irgendwie ausgesetzt sind fand ich es dieses Mal mal richtig entspannend in der „Heimat“, – die Menschen waren nett und ich … Mehr Besuch in Deutschland: Abwesende Kulturschocks und Urlaubshighlights

Summer Vacation in Good Old Germany – Impressionen und Fotohighlights

At the end of August I traveled to Germany to attend my brother’s wedding. Being busy with work (as always..) I was only able to stay for one week this time. Still, I managed to meet many of my family members, eat and drink a lot (Wine! Bread! Cheese!) and was even able to squeeze … Mehr Summer Vacation in Good Old Germany – Impressionen und Fotohighlights

Japan vs. Germany III: About being an introvert

(See page 2 for the German version) [Please note that even though I am generalizing a few things, the opinions expressed below are solely based on my own experiences…] I am without a doubt an introvert**. When I was small, I had the nickname ‘professor’ because I somehow always was reading a book. The more … Mehr Japan vs. Germany III: About being an introvert

Of Knights and Princesses: Exploring the Hardenburg Castle Ruins

When I was a child and we happened to take a family trip to one of the many castles in the area, I always liked to invent my own stories about them. Who had once lived in that castles? What kind of knights had fought for the princess like it happened in the fairytales I … Mehr Of Knights and Princesses: Exploring the Hardenburg Castle Ruins