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What's in my backpack?

It’s probably one of the toughest things to do: packing. Even though I’ve backpacked quite a bit now, I still have to remind myself every time that I can’t fit my whole wardrobe in a 38l backpack. 963 more words


Drei M├Ądels in Canada - Quebec Part I

We spent four days in Quebec. This entry talks about the first two days.

When we first booked our flights we did not anticipate feeling any sort of personal connection to Canada, especially not the kind of connection we have to our usual destinations: Germany and other parts of Europe. 2,039 more words


India 2016 (part XXIII): Udaipur

Udaipur, Rajasthan:

On the weekend after returning from my trip to Lucknow and Kushinagar, I travelled to Udaipur with a friend.

Udaipur is certainly one of the nicest places in northern India! 683 more words


Heimweh vs. Fernweh

German is a very poetic language. Before you fall off your chair from laughing too hard, hear me out. German has its own kind of poetry, and it’s not the kind that relies on simple tricks like being melodic or pleasant to the ears. 499 more words



"It's funny.
When you leave your home and wander really far,
you always think, 'I want to go home!'
But then you come home, and of course it's not the same. 41 more words

India 2016 (part XXI): Lucknow

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh:

One week after my return from Pune, I left Jaipur again to visit a colleague in Lucknow in order to discuss some projects as well as give a presentation on my research. 489 more words


Blog-Parade ferngeweht - City, Country, River: P for Peene

Some time ago ferngeweht made a Blog-Parade about the old children’s game “City, Country, River” or “Stadt, Land, Fluss” as it’s called in German and asked for 26 Bloggers to write articles about a city, country or river for a respective letter. 1,221 more words

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