Tags » Essen

Week 52 : Chicha (Peru)

One of my good friends from uni is half Peruvian, but prior to this week’s visit my only knowledge of their cultural exports were pisco sours and  Paddington Bear, and I’m pretty sure that Paddington is more of a British invention anyway. 632 more words

Cape Town - It's still nice!

Here’s my usual round-up after a trip. This time I travelled to Cape Town, only for a short week and a lot of work. Nevertheless I managed to steal some time for myself and explored the city a bit. 921 more words


About Winter: Christmas Lights

Christmas Market in the Center of Essen

Don’t these trees look beautiful?

Just as every year, the city is already fully decorated with a whole pile of Christmas lights. 322 more words

Little Things

Wochenende im Wald

Gerade sind wir wieder zuhause in Berlin angekommen, so dass ich schnell noch ein paar Highlights dieses Wochenendes verbloggen kann, bevor die unbarmherzige Iron Blogger… 227 more words


Friends in the right places

After sleeping, walking around, sleeping and then walking some more and yes, finishing my last book! I got me a new book and some breakfast before it was time to get on my flight. 252 more words


ESSENtial BGR – Discoveries

The Lewis and Clark Expedition, which was commissioned in 1803 and ended in 1806, was the first party of men that went through the North American continent, then returned.

516 more words
BGR – Board Game Reviews


Tour du… Essen

The photos do not capture the 3D show which accompanied the set which seemed to leap into the auditorium or envelope Kraftwerk during their performance. 20 more words