Tag Archives: Heidelberg

Snippets of life in a foreign land… student living revisited

If you have been following my blogs, you might have noticed that I have done some (subtle!) bragging about the location of my flat in Heidelberg.  There is a good reason for this: the location was its best feature. An advert might read: Check out the views from this lofty furnished apartment located in the […]

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Snippets of life in a foreign land- Food!

So Germany is hardly Mongolian (hello to my sister Ni who is living there for a year!) but simple tasks are complicated by language barriers, cultural differences, and simply not knowing where things are. Food is particularly important for me.  My adrenals are still recovering from the drugs I had to take last year, and […]

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Guten Tag von Heidelberg! Day 2 at the Sprachschule

“I think you should find an easier class.”  She took the words right out of my mouth. Not the greatest start to my two week German intensive language school experience, but it could be worse.  Actually, my morning class is great.  The teacher is very kind when she knows you don’t have a clue, and […]

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