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Here are the top ten things I've learned from living in Germany and Austria this year.
Recently I read Nineteen Eighty-Four, a dystopian novel by George Orwell set in a totalitarian state where even the language they use is controlled.
I’m 10,000 feet up in the air and I’m informed that Wi-Fi is available on the plane.
In reality you're sitting in an armchair but in your mind you're in the depths of a faraway forbidden forest or perhaps in a cute little café in a side street with the Eiffel Tower on the distant s
Her legs are longer, her smile is brighter and even her teeth are whiter.
Women have made great strides in sports. And when I say strides, I mean this literally. Up until 1960's Olympics, women weren't allowed to compete in running races over 200 metres in distance.
The plane touched down in Rio de Janeiro. Until then I had been enjoying the in-flight movies, the free ice cream and the fact that no one sat next to me for the entirety of the flight.
Germans have a word wanderlust which translated into English would be ‘the desire to wander’. Nowadays the opportunity to travel is endless.
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