Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Finale

My internship has reached a conclusion with the annual scholarship holder’s meeting in Heidelberg, from Thursday, July 21st to Saturday, July 23rd. I finally got to meet a lot of students in person! Though I was technically the same age … Continue reading

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Deutsche Schönheit

It’s time for another topic: Beauty in Vogu….. I mean, in Germany. Frankly, I had a hard time trying to distinguish a difference in perception of beauty between Germany and North America.  I would look into magazines, newspaper, and occasionally … Continue reading

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Some Things I Very Value Now

Free Public Bathrooms Here in Germany (and Belgium and Luxembourg) there are no things as free public bathrooms. You have to pay for bathroom, whether it is in a department store, train station, or any other public spaces. That is … Continue reading

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A Moment I Will Always Remember: What Are the Odds?

I just got back from Stuttgart, the headquarters of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz! But during my trip, an event happened that I will never forget. I was on the S-Bahn (Regional Train) to the Porsche Museum, and I sat facing a … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money

ABBA can sing the rest, but this entry is not something I learn, but rather I reaffirm: Money gets on the ugly side of people. Our scholarship program awards up to 2,000 Euros to students. Students would need to provide … Continue reading

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Deutschland, Deutschland, Über Alles

In case you did not know, Women’s World Cup has finally kicked off in … GERMANY!!! I feel really previliged to be in Germany during this time! Germany has won two back-to-back championships (2003 and 2007), and they are currently … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Forms of Communication

With the big meeting in Heidelberg approaching, I’ve been receiving many inquiries from students. And frankly, many times, it’s in very bad e-mail format. So bad that I wish I had claws like Wolverine and SLASH the monitor. Some students … Continue reading

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