Browsing Category : PH to DE: A Transit Diary

The Story of My First Koohrivost

Christmas time 2016, Greg and I went to the Aachener Weinachtsmarkt, which many tourists associate Aachen with. The Aachener Weinachtsmarkt is a sprawling Christmas market that spreads from Münsterplatz down to the area circling the Dom and extends to the Rathaus Marktplatz. It is also one of the most popular Christmas markets all over Europe. Its main attractions include glühwein…

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Kim Addonizio: Darkening, Then Brightening

The cloud has been lifted. Wandering listless and seemingly lost in the bureaucratic noise created by simply wanting to be together is behind us now. This predicament can perhaps be blamed on past transgressions of individuals cutting corners hence necessitating security measures that spiraled and became this new convoluted system. Nevertheless, they matter so little now. It is done. In wading through the…

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Allow me to vent, friends. God is funny. If you asked me what I wanted nary a year back, I would be able to walk you through a timeline complete with priorities: work with interesting people, go further in my career, and take graduate studies in Europe (yes, I also knew which continent I wanted to be). Getting married won’t…

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A1 Deutsch marathon is on!

We’re almost through the first week of the Super Intensive A1 course at Goethe. Chuckle you might, but it lived up to every bit of its name. First week in and we already have a long test this Friday which will cover introductions and basic conjugations that we have so far learned. As it stands, my workplace is only a few…

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