All posts tagged: hamburg

Sakura in Hamburg

Thanks to long days of warm and stable weather this spring, there were plenty of chances to go out and enjoy the cherry blossoms – one of the most precious gifts brought by the season. I was in Planten un Blomen, the Alsterpark, and Hohe […]

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Coming home

I came back home from Venice two days ago. Before I can get on working with all the photos I took during the trip, I feel like sharing a few thoughts on what it means for me to come home. A home is not necessarily […]

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End-of-year reflections

  I was picking out photos to go with this post earlier tonight, and I thought, I would like to have one from Hamburg, and another one from Beijing. Beijing is my hometown, I was there from September to October this year. Hamburg is where […]

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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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Overcast days

(A scatterbrained post with trivial thoughts here and there, now and then…) Overcast days don’t have to be as dull as it sounds, I have found them quite enjoyable when I just want to stay at home and relax, especially during the weekend. Usually I’d like […]

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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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Hamburger Weihnachtsmarkt

It’s the month of Christmas markets again! While I am enjoying being surrounded by lights and decorations in a metropolitan atmosphere this time in Hamburg, I am missing the much cozy, much more familiar (and fluffy and cute) Christmas market in Ulm and the few […]

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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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