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Entries Tagged as 'Germany'

Vote today!

November 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Get out and vote today! It’s important. Four years ago, I was living in Germany. On election night, I stayed up most of the night listening to BBC radio for election results. It was an exciting time. The next day, I was approached by a lot of people – some I knew, some I didn’t […]

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Tags: Germany · politics

A few hours in Glienicke Park

October 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

I spent a couple hours yesterday wandering through Glienick Park – my favorite park in Potsdam.  I really enjoy the fall season with all the different colors of the trees, the cool crisp mornings, and the smell of change. I took a few pictures with my new camera.  I have so much to learn about […]

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Tags: Life · Potsdam

Missed show…

October 12th, 2008 · Comments Off

I have to admit I am not very disappointed that I missed this show.  I wonder if I am missing something in the translation??? Found in a the local döner shop tonight.

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Tags: Berlin · Culture ? · Potsdam

3 B’s and an O (Beer, Billy, Bob, and Oktoberfest)

October 12th, 2008 · Comments Off

When in Germany…. Last weekend, I took a long weekend to do a couple things I have wanted to do since I have been in Germany – Oktoberfest in Münich and see Billy Bragg in concert. My friend Alex, who is from Münich area and living in Berlin, has invited me the past couple years. […]

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Tags: Culture ? · Friends · Germany · Travel

Escape from the Krank Haus

September 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

(and now a slight bit of back-blogging) On my way home from Istanbul, I began to feel like something was not quite right with my throat.  By mid-week, I (along with everyone else in Potsdam) was down for the count.  On Wednesday, it felt like nobody on the campus was at work.  I went home […]

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Tags: Berlin · Germany · Life · Potsdam

Wie viel (how much)?

August 31st, 2008 · 5 Comments

For almost 2 years now, I have been placing all my change that is less than 1 Euro in these two bags (the bags contain 0.50, 0.20, 0.10, 0.05, 0.02, and 0.01 EUR coins).  I am planning on going to the bank this week (probably Thursday) and have the money counted.  I have no clue […]

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Tags: Germany · Life

Delayed weekend with MT in Darmstadt

August 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last weekend, I met up Ryan and Hil in Darmstadt (close to Frankfurt) to play some ultimate with the Mother Tongue. Delays were the theme of my weekend. Delays as follows: 1) extra trip home before the weekend started because I forgot my passport; 2) I had to send some emails out after my arrival […]

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Tags: Friends · Germany · Sport · Ultimate Frisbee

Tangerine Dream on Steroids

August 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last night I saw Sigur Ros at the Tempodrom in Berlin. A band from Iceland, I was not very familiar with their music. However, after watching this video, I decided it was probably worth going (just in case). The Tempodrom was an interesting place to see a show. I thought I was watching a show […]

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Tags: Berlin · Culture ? · Life