(Not) Saying Sorry in German

British people are well known for over-apologising. We’re “sorry” for asking a favour, “sorry” for being late (even if we had no intention of turning up on time), “sorry” when we want to ask someone a question, and even “sorry” if someone else bumps into us. For people of British culture, "sorry" is not just... Continue Reading →

The highs and lows of the video call

We've been video calling each other for around a decade, well at least I have. Sometimes I think it's a blessing, sometimes I think it's a curse. Sometimes it's totally necessary, other times I just can't understand why a normal phone call wouldn't have sufficed. Can you relate? The early days of video calls Skype.... Continue Reading →

Frankfurt to Marburg – A Day Trip

Marburg is a lovely little town in central Hessen, located on the River Lahn. It's worth a day trip, and if travelling from Frankfurt, is easily reachable by train or car in an hour. I'd recommend going on a dry day as you'd ideally spend most of your time exploring Marburg by foot, taking in... Continue Reading →

Jacobiweiher Pond in Frankfurt’s City Forest

The pictures don't do it justice, so definitely visit Jacobweiher Pond when the weather's nice. Its refreshing greenery and still water, are picturesque for a quiet walk in the nature. Jacobiweiher Pond is located in Frankfurt's Stadtwald (city forest), I stumbled across this beautiful pond when taking a walk with a friend, and then remembered... Continue Reading →

Life Post-Corona Lockdown

One week into the corona lockdown in Germany and I was struggling. In fact, I just couldn't wait for lockdown to be over. After eight weeks of being at home, the restrictions have been eased and I feel absolutely no excitement. Like nada. Zero relief. Different countries are at different stages One reason for the... Continue Reading →

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