We took off on a great hiking adventure! Our hike through the Anaga mountains started at Igueste de San Andres. Thinking back on the hike I must say, that we probably weren’t as prepared for it as we initially thought. Hiking through Anaga was my first hike during which I consciously reached and pushed a … More Pushing limits
I was brought to this really old American pub by a friend after several hours of walking through the heat of Miami Beach. The pub appeared ugly and maybe even run down to me, and I didn’t expect much. Still, anything with air conditioning would be better than staying outside, right? The owner of the … More The magic of a cold beer on a hot day
On our trip through the US we spontaneously decided to drive to Napels and visit the Everglades National Park with the goal of seeing some wildlife, particularly alligators. We joined a 1 hour air boat tour for about 40$, got on the boat, put on the noise control head phones and got going. First we … More Suprise Raccoons and Alligators
As told before in About: Becoming a better person. Another Day 1 I have set my mind on getting back to meditating regularly again. Over the years I know my way around the tools I need to meditate. So every new beginning is somehow less effort then the one before. Among these tools are guided meditations from Dave … More Set-back? No thank you!
I have been really sick these days – naughty cough and what not… And after more than a week of trying to get better I decided I couldn’t go on living on oatmeal and bread with ham and cheese anymore, but instead I needed to pick myself up and cook something delish. Surely this would … More Pomegranate Chicken and Quinoa Wheat
Sometimes I get stressed. About stress: A sentiment I first experienced in the peculiar form of dis-stress during the beginning of university. And impatient. About impatience: A negative sentiment I first experienced during university, but really first consciously notices during my stay in Spain, where time passes by differently, and where I adapted back to … More About: Becoming a better person. Another Day 1.
In 2014/15 I underwent the International Human Rights Protection master’s program in Alcalá, Madrid. During which our professors flew in from all over the world to give us first hand input of human rights breaches, and of how they and others try to fight them. I learned so much about human cruelty… and am sure that … More Changing perception about Women’s Rights
What does it need to give someone else this incredible rush of happiness and secure feeling that washed over ones entire body? Sure, every hug matters – biology tells us so, but there are certain hugs that have this,… uhm… Koality! So snug and tight and wow. I have quite a few light bulb memories. … More Koality
Where do stereotypes come from? I guess they arise due to the frequent expression of certain habits and traits of a group that can be observed by other groups. Let’s keep it simple, it’s like: Drinking beer, wearing Lederhose, and eating Brezeln and Weißwurst on a daily basis. I am sure that already with the … More Haxn and other curiosities
I just moved some month ago to one of the big cities in Germany to take on a student job. I really love it – the internationality of the people, the really well maintained streets and aspect of the city, and the much better climate (after 1 year in Sweden I guess every climate is … More Riding the Green Wave