Category Archives: Personal Development

Contains personal development related material in the broadest sense



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

Wales: Culture, Places, and Outdoor Adventures

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Welsh Language (Cymraeg)
  3. Towns and Places
  4. The National Parks (Snowdonia, Brecon Beacons)
  5. Conclusion

1. Introduction

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