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Category Archives: Education
Even worse than not knowing a city that has been in the news for the past five years (and a city so famous and historically important that you might have heard of it in high school) is the naive suggestion that … Continue reading
In the Old City of Jerusalem, you know you are in the Armenian Quarter when you see these posters on many of the walls and rusty gates. I still remember my first visit to Jerusalem in 1992. When I spotted … Continue reading
Everyone knows that situation: You need to photocopy a few pages from a book because you need to return it to the library, but you don’t have a copy machine on hand or your secretary has skipped work again. In Sucre in … Continue reading
On average, you are awoken by marching bands in Bolivia twice per week and at least once per week you will be prevented from falling asleep at night by a marching band and fireworks. I generally like this, and it’s much better … Continue reading
My theory about profiling #geeks as #terrorists, confirmed by the @NewYorker. Thanks to @33375a ! Continue reading
As a student at Belgrade University, you follow such an invitation with pleasure, as it takes you to one of the most beautiful buildings of the city. And after receiving the surprising news that your scholarship was granted, you can relax in studentski park across the street. In … Continue reading
In Germany, on your first day of school your parents prepare a “Schultüte” for you, which is full of sweets and pencils and crayons and other useful stuff for school. This must have been in 1982.