Life in Germany · 05. September 2018
The past two weeks in Germany have been dominated by demonstrations in the Eastern German city of Chemnitz. A male resident of Chemnitz was stabbed to death and two others fatally wounded. Two suspects, both asylum seekers, one from Iraq and a Syrian were arrested. The residents held a demo to mourn and protest. The next day, thousands of neo-Nazis held an even bigger demo to protest against ‘criminal foreigners’. I live about 500 km away from Chemnitz in the south western part of Germany...
Travels · 28. August 2018
Does one really have to go to Venice? This question doesn’t matter at this point seeing as I have just come back from Venice but it’s one that anyone thinking of going to Venice should probably ask themselves. On the 14th of August 2018, my husband and I and our two kids arrived in Venice. The decision to go to Venice was a culmination of curiosity and a need to visit what most people claim is one of the most amazing cities in the world. I was excited to go but on the day we arrived, it was...
24. July 2018
Mesut Özil a German national team player with Turkish roots quits the German national team citing racism and disrespect
20. July 2018
Trevor Noah celebrated the French team winning the world cup as an African win. Shortly after, he received a protest letter from the French ambassador to the United States expressing his displeasure.
06. July 2018
For those who are thinking of moving to Germany, it might help to know what to expect. In this episode, I talk about some of the biggest challenges someone who was not born in Germany is likely to experience when they move to Germany.
31. March 2018
The most effective tactic of dealing with stereotypes.
20. February 2018
“The president will be here shortly!” The taxi driver told us looking into the distance. The president? We all wondered though none of us said anything. It was one of those moments, when you can clearly read everyone’s mind. We had booked a camel trip to the desert that was supposed to start at 2 pm. But at 2 pm, no one came. At 2.30 pm, this guy arrived. “I take you to the camels!” he had told us. We had jumped into his taxi relieved that he knew our names and the fact that we were...

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