Tag Archives: Germany

3 Weeks, 3 Cities

Paris and vespas and beer – oh my! So much has happened these last few weeks that, in order to keep this blog post as short and as sweet as possible, I’m only going to talk about the highlights (and … Continue reading

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Flashback to WWII

This post was also meant for a while ago, so here goes! A group of friends and I spent four nights in Munich for Springfest, a festival similar to Octoberfest but during spring. I was excited to explore Germany for … Continue reading

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Life Outside the Uni?

December 13th, 2012 Shortly after arriving in Munich, I auditioned for the UniveristätsChor München (University Choir of Munich) and made it in! We are two-hundred-odd college students from university’s around Munich, though the lion’s share attend LMU and the Technische Universität (Technical University – … Continue reading

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A Nation of Heritages

(Please excuse my absence. The next posts were written in December, but I forgot to upload them! Here’s your chance to catch up!)  December 1, 2012 “…Yes, but where are you really from?” We have all heard others ask the question. I’ll even … Continue reading

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Way to Combat Homesickness #453:

….Host a Thanksgiving for 12 in Someone Else’s Kitchen!   I found everyone’s immediate intrigue and excitement the most astonishing. Perhaps endeavoring to round up a dozen new friends on a seemingly “random” Thursday evening in a foreign country after … Continue reading

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Get out the Vote – in Germany?

“Are you excited about the election? Many curious Europeans have posed this question to me since I arrived  in Germany five weeks ago. The election refers to the U.S. Presidential Election, of course. After all, it’s currently the hot topic of conversation. … Continue reading

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More than a Library Card

“In Munich, everything…and I mean EVERYTHING…is controlled,” quipped a German friend of mine earlier this week. We were discussing the process of getting settled in Germany and the accompanying slew of bureaucratic obstacles over which successfully hurdling requires quite a … Continue reading

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Olympic Village Life

With my departure for Munich, Germany fast approaching, I’m relieved to finally have a place to hang my Lederhosen! The Munich Student Union randomly assigned me to the former Olympic Village from the Munich Olympics in 1972. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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