Why are German Waffles Heart-Shaped, and Belgian Waffles Rectangular?

  “Nice. I haven’t eaten Belgian waffles for a while.” “They are not Belgian waffles. They are German waffles,” said my German lover. “What the hell does that even mean?” “German waffles are different from Belgian waffles.” “Eh? What makes them different?” “We use quark to prepare German waffles. They use milk. And German waffles […]

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Is this my work and purpose as a travel blogger?

PRESS PLAY: Manu Delago feat. Isa Kurz – Disgustingly Beautiful   I am imploding with stories. …and I can’t seem to write them. Life is happening so fast sometimes I couldn’t even catch my breath. One day I’m in the Philippines, the next day I’m back in Germany. When I wake up I’m somewhere in […]

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VIDEO: I don’t speak German but I can if you like.

  If you’ve been following my blog, you all know by now that I am getting really serious with my German language challenge in the past weeks. Learning a language is an adventure on its own and I am enjoying it overall. (Note: watch the video in HD for better quality!) It’s not easy. Nobody […]

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German Challenge Week 3: German parties are weird

  This third week of me learning German happened right before my big #2monthbirthdaytrip all over Asia. I was super busy preparing for the trip but I still have to wake up before 9 AM for five days a week to learn German. That’s dedication, y’all. But the truth was that some days we did […]

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German Challenge Week 2: Of Cooking and Condoms

  Call me the worst blogger ever. I promised to update things here about my journey (a.k.a. ongoing 5-year struggle) to German fluency with the 3-month German challenge but so far all I did was travel and – bam! – everything got out of control. This post was actually on my drafts since November but […]

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Current Obsession: A Swiss Hotel with an Insane View of the Alps

  I love destination hotels. I sometimes travel every now and then just because I want to stay in a truly remarkable hotel. Hotel Villa in Honegg in Switzerland is definitely one of them. I have never been to Switzerland (can you believe this? I can’t!) and I am currently obsessing over the beauty of […]

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