In the first half of 2019, I lived and studied four and a half months in a foreign city five hundred kilometers away from my hometown Nuremberg.1
Since I traveled via train to my ready-furnished apartment, there was no way to carry a large set of belongings.
So the last day before I left Germany, I hauled scores of crammed cardboard boxes into the cellar compartments – my … read more
Table of contents
- The Welsh Language (Cymraeg)
- Towns and Places
- The National Parks (Snowdonia, Brecon Beacons)
Wales was the first foreign destination I haunted after leaving university, and it was the first opportunity to improve my English skills outside an educational environment or the workplace.
I visited this small (the population is some three million), culturally appealing and scenically impressive country in the western part of … read more
Near Nuremberg, mid 2000s
I am in the fourth semester of my engineering studies at the university in Nuremberg and I work like many of my fellow-students in several odd jobs to make ends meet.
One of those jobs is working on a nearby building site with three of my buddies during the weekends, for about fifteen Euros per hour.
The main tasks on this building site, which comprises several … read more