All posts tagged: germany

Four seasons in review

After coming back from my vacation in Beijing, I finally reserved some time this weekend for a summary of 2018 and a few visions for 2019. For some reason, it felt like time went by particularly fast last year, I will try to recall my […]

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Baad, Austria

I’ve been back home for merely 24 hours. The first day home after a trip is always curious, the transition, the counting back in time – what was I doing at this time two nights ago? I was sitting in the dining room in the […]

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Retreat into the Alps

I took a few days off in the beginning of August and travelled south to Oberstdorf, a town in the Alps I had visited numerous times when I was living in Ulm. I knew the Alps region in its proximity pretty well, so I figured […]

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Architecture of Hamburg – I –

Here you will find a selection of the photos I took of various architecture in Hamburg. The photos I selected in this post perfectly illustrate the fact that Hamburg, an unconventional city in Germany, is a playground for architects as well as architecture enthusiasts (I […]

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Wismar, Germany

Happy first of May! I haven’t had the need to write in a long time – almost two months, that is. There has been a lot of traveling for work, a lot of work, and a lot of Sunday strolls with my camera. Recently, I’ve […]

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Bremen, Germany

On Saturday I went to Bremen to meet up with a colleague/friend. We spent the day strolling around the city, checking out interesting shops, and eating good food. I pretty much stopped taking weekend trips with a state ticket (Niedersachsen-Ticket, in this case) after moving […]

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A winter reunion

Our family had a reunion this past holiday season in Europe. My parents flew from Beijing, my aunt from New Jersey, and I from Hamburg, with our arrival times all within one hour, we met up at the airport in Munich and started our journey […]

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Schnakenbek, Germany

It’s a bliss to be able to enjoy seasonal foods in their best times, bursting with flavor and pleasantness. Last Sunday I went blueberry picking for the first time, not hesitating over the 4 hour round trip or whether a Sunday is better spent with […]

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Stade, Germany

Stade is a small town about 70 km south west of where I live in Hamburg. Honestly, Hamburg is quite a big city for me, it still feels like I’ve explored only a fraction of it. And mostly for that reason, I hadn’t taken any trips […]

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To beloved Ulm

You will find here a series of photos I took with my phone in 2015 in Ulm, from spring to winter. Today is my last day in Ulm, the place where I’ve stayed the longest since I left home 10 years ago, the place where I could see […]

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Early spring in Ulm

Despite the warm temperature this winter, spring didn’t come any sooner than it did last year here in southern Germany. We are approaching the end of March and there are still  no signs of cherry blossoms… Guess I don’t get to see them this year in […]

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Ulm, Germany

The weather started to get better this week. My friend and I spent a sunny (but cold) afternoon at the Tiergarten in Ulm today. It had been almost one year since I was last there, but merely two weeks since I last visited a zoo. […]

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