Archive for Category: "germany"
My first Couchsurfing experience didn’t go well. I was naïve, stupid and didn’t listen to my instincts. To begin, a brief explanation: Couchsurfing is a site where you can connect with people all over the world to a) get free accommodation by staying at their place or b) to meet up with people in general for a day/afternoon/whenever, in almost any place across the world
All too often the concept of a cruise is associated with a certain age group who may be quite content to spend all their time being entertained at sea by some onboard variety shows. This is most definitely not the case with river cruises
It feels appropriate to start ‘corresponding’ now; two Fridays ago I returned from my first trip to England in eight months and being back here in the former capital of Germany, Bonn, I can now be sure of one significant fact – that I am here because I want to be here, not because I have to be
The global world, global economy, and global village are realities of the 21st century. Today, global experience and knowledge are becoming a standard for professionals. To prepare for the global realities, a student should consider gaining international experience. During fall 2010, I chose to spend a semester in Heidenheim, Germany
Growing up, I always erred on the side of caution, not unnecessary risk. I didn’t see the appeal of roller coasters, sky diving, driving too fast: what was the point of doing something that was not only going to scare you, but could potentially kill you? I’d rather keep my feet on the ground, my seatbelt on, basking peacefully in the knowledge that I am in control