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5 things from the West I didn’t know I missed

5 things from the West I didn’t know I missed

Don’t get me wrong, Burma was fun. I’m currently in Laos as well, where, though a friend and I were comically robbed (courtesy of a possibly kleptomaniac mother at our guesthouse, remedied by an embarrassed father and daughter) and the daily rain has made everything …read more

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Broken bones, insane travels and life-upheaval: 2012 in review

Broken bones, insane travels and life-upheaval: 2012 in review

Well. This is one for the records. Admittedly, I was considering starting this post with a pun about the world not ending in 2012, but still being explosive (harhar), but then thought I’d spare you. We could do with less cheesy hyperboles. But honestly – …read more

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The perfect summer weekend: Munich, Germany

The perfect summer weekend: Munich, Germany

It hasn’t been that cold this winter, unlike last year, but the chill is still enough to make me miss warmer weather (just a bit). The other day I came across some photos from a perfect summer weekend I had once, with hot, sunny weather …read more

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Oh finally!

Oh finally!

It’s finally been snowy in Seoul. I understand that, as someone who never grew up with snow outside of the occasional winter vacation, I get a little too excited over something that others, who have actually had to live with it, can find irritating. But …read more

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Tschüss, Berlin, die Stadt meines Herzens

Tschüss, Berlin, die Stadt meines Herzens

It was 2:30 by the time I woke up. I looked at the clock and swore loudly. How could I have wasted half of my one full day in Berlin sleeping?! M. had already been up and about for a few hours, so we decided …read more

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Berlin, my soulmate

Berlin, my soulmate

When I left Pforzheim, the whole place was deserted for some holiday. Time to get to Berlin! A good friend of mine was living in a picture-perfect Prenzlauer Berg WG – graffiti in the stairwells, chipped paint on the walls, avant-garde theatre roommates and weird …read more

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An introduction to the German countryside

An introduction to the German countryside

Just the other week I hopped ship to spend some time travelling about visiting family and friends. Red-eye flights aren’t all that bad when you get to watch the sunrise over the arctic. Sun fully risen, I immediately hopped on a train out of Frankfurt …read more

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