Places: Singapore

Tropical nights at Singapore Where to find the best Hainanese Chicken Rice in town, a great place to hang out with your friends and enjoying the most astounishing view. A perfect day in Singapore can be spent in many ways: Shopping, getting lost in the Botanical Gardens, taking a boat trip to Pulau Ubin and…

Living Abroad: Reverse Cultural Shock

A Column Spending some time “abroad” in my home country is always awesome: The fresh air, the first days of spring and meeting friends: What else to ask for? However, I kind of felt like a stranger in my birth town all of a sudden, realizing that what I’ve always considered as “normal” suddenly turned…

Playlist: Chill Baby, Chill! #2

Chill Baby, Chill! #2   It’s Friday – time to chill, reading a good book and listening to some good music:   1. Beach House – Norway 2. Thundercat – Heartbeats and Setbacks 3. Detroit Swindle – Figure of Speech 4. Wolfram (ft. Holy Ghost) – Hold my breath (Agebjörn & Shapiro Rmx) 5. Nina…

Places: Lima

Lima – About Saints and Sinners The capital of Perù has a lot more to offer than just being a stopover on the way to Machu Picchu: Where to get the best Pisco Sour, commiting a real sin and enjoying one of the most creative dishes worldwide.   Miraflores, probably the most well known district…

Living abroad: I am an alien, I am a legal alien

A Column Above all, packing all your stuff and moving to a new, yet unknown culture and country means leaving your comfort zone, making certain sacrifices (see “living abroad…and long distance friendships“) and amplifying your horizon by getting to know this beautiful and complex place – the so called planet earth – a little bit…

Playlist: Chill Baby, Chill! #1

Chill Baby, Chill! Playlist #1   The best Chill Out songs for travelling into the sunset (with my ficticious Cabriolet), hanging out on the balcony…or simply doing nothing. No more explanation needed, just listen:   Marc DePulse – Westbalkon feat. Boe (Alex Q Remix)     James Blake – Limit To Your Love (Daniel-Bortz Edit)…

Trial and Error: The perfect Curry

I have been a huge fan of Asian kitchen ever since and especially after my time living abroad in Singapore, I am desperately trying to figure out how to cook the perfect homemade curry. No master ever fell off the sky, hence figuring out how to do so cost me a lot of trial and…