19 Dec 18

Der letzte Blogpost liegt inzwischen schon wieder fast einen Monat zurück. Da in dem Zeitraum keine größeren Reisen anstanden – irgendwann muss ich ja auch mal was für die Uni machen – gibt es eher ein paar zusammenhanglose Berichte. “Auf Feuer folgt Regen” – Eigentlich ja etwas Gutes für den ausgetrockneten Boden, allerdings nicht ganz […]

18 Dec 18

(Video courtesy of Sheck Wes’s YouTube) Harlem rapper, Sheck Wes’s hit song “Mo Bamba” was created when Ohio based producer, 16yrold, reached out online to New York City based producer duo, Take a Daytrip while in New York City. Denzel Baptiste and David Biral form the production duo, Take a Daytrip. The two met at […]

18 Dec 18
Campus Blog

The most common advice I got from everyone, who heard that I was going to spend my semester abroad in London: I shouldn’t forget to bring an umbrella with me. Because everybody knows…it’s aaaaalways raining in London. Otherwise it’s foggy and cold. I have to admit that I’ve never been to England before, so I […]

17 Dec 18

Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines All images on this site are clickable for bigger versions. IN BRIEF: Puerto Galera (PG) is a diving town at the North end of Mindoro island, 150km South of Manila in the Philippines. The dive industry has been blazing-away there for several decades, so it it is very developed for tourism […]

16 Dec 18

The year is not over, but with Hanukkah already past, five days to the beginning of winter, and just over two weeks till 2019, “the season” is closing in. The day before yesterday I wrapped gifts for twenty people. Yes, I am amazed too. We sent out fewer holiday cards, but we did get them […]

15 Dec 18
Twentysomething years

One of the great joys of travelling through Italy is discovering firsthand that it is, indeed, a dream destination. – Debra Levinson July 20th – Arrival in Milan Deciding which cities we were going to visit in Italy wasn’t easy. Eventually, we decided to pay a visit to Milan, Genova and Turin. The combination of […]

15 Dec 18
Panda Eats World!

Tasting the Peacock Sky Wine. Not some weird bird thing. Small groups, well organised, well presented, well tasty and well worth the trip across the water. Degustation Tasting. Yes, they do Wine Degustation paired with food. Actually, they do lots of things, it’s very easy to go for lunch and end up spending 3 to […]

15 Dec 18
Roses, Wrinkles & Rainbows

Class nine, two Davids, Isle of Wight and a smack In numerology nine is the number of completion and so it was I completed my primary school years in class nine. There were three classes at the top end of the school; classes nine, ten and eleven. I was in class nine taught by Mrs […]