The ultimate preparation guide for the Oscars
Hollywood will celebrate the 86th Academy Awards on March 2. But how do we movie afficionados prepare for the night of nights? Find out how to prepare your body and mind for a long night of golden statues, alcohol and sleep deprivation. Continue reading
Have you ever thought about taking a trip to Alaska? I bet you haven’t. Most people think that Alaska is only cold, snowy, and not worth a visit. One thing I can say is that you’re wrong! Anyone who loves nature should consider Alaska as their next travel destination. If you’re not convinced yet, I hope I can whet your appetite for this unique place with this brief travel guide. By the way, this is only a fraction of what Alaska offers. There’s much more to explore. Continue reading
I’d like to tell you a story. A story of burning stakes, monsters hunting children down alleyways and girls that suddenly turn into old cardboard boxes. The best part? This is no fairytale. These are some traditions still very much alive in Swabia, or, to be precise, in the Allgäu, the region I come from. So, allow me to introduce some of the local traditions I grew up with.
I didn’t really know exactly how to start this article, but then I had a conversation with Sophie, a young German woman, which gave me the motivation I needed. Sophie is pregnant the second time and lives with her family in a small city in Baden Württemberg.
Until this point the story must seem like a “normal”, cute family, but there is one difference.
The first showing of “The Picture of Dorian Gray” at the Augsburg Theater on Sunday December 1st wasn’t just any premiere. On the impulse of ballet director Robert Conn, Michael Pink (choreography) and Tobias PM Schneid (music) have created a piece which merges acting with dancing, speech with orchestra, modernity with classics – and has composed the first piece that was specially written for the Augsburg Theater. Continue reading
So it’s the beginning of January. Like pretty much every student I’m still stuffed with delicious home-cooked meals and my post-holiday induced lethargy is in full swing. And what am I doing? Driving back to Augsburg after 2 weeks of blissful relaxation and fun with family and friends, all the while having merrily ignored the work I should have done. Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I traditionally wrap my presents last minute, even though I love beautifully wrapped presents which are sometimes better than the present itself. So this year I’ve done some research, and have collected ideas for wrapping presents. I hope you have a Merry Christmas with a beautiful stack of presents! Continue reading