Monthly Archives: June 2011

LUX Contiuation: A Very Quick Lesson Learned

Today I made a day trip to Trier, Germany, from Luxembourg. And just a stop before Trier, German police boarded the train, requesting identification, specifically passport. Well, stupid me left it in the hostel. The only ID I had was … Continue reading

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Missed Will and Kate? Don’t Worry, There’s Still the Grand Duke in Luxembourg. Annually.

I really love public holidays in Germany, especially in June, as there are 3!  Coincidentally they all fall on the end of the working week, so I have taken advantage of the long weekend to go to Luxembourg! And did … Continue reading

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Seeing the Road Ahead

As my internship has crossed the half point, I’m starting to realize many things for my life. Frankly, taking part of this internship was not planned at all for my summer. It was a spontaneous decision due to bad York … Continue reading

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Continuation: A Very Personal Turning Point

To continue with the previous post, the Beethoven Concert also marked another kind of turning point for me. It has to do with Beethoven’s story himself.  A lot of people know he is considered the father of symphony music, but … Continue reading

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A Very Symphonic Turning Point

As Bonn is the birthplace of the famous composer Ludwig von Beethoven, well, anything muscial here is named after him! Tom and I met up to use on our of “new resident coupons” to watch a Beethoven Orchestra performance in … Continue reading

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Like a Fencing Match: Brevity vs. Detail

I recently noticed another subtle difference between the working culture here in Germany and North America. I had to write an e-mail to all scholarship holders on a meeting in July, and coming from North America, it’s so easy to … Continue reading

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Mehr Observations, Appreciations, and Essentials

I recently discussed with Tom, another York student in Bonn doing his internship, about some things we’ve noticed in this city, and what we appreciated and took things for granted in Canada. 1. Rice and other Asian things Honestly, WHERE … Continue reading

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