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If I cared about football, then I’d be upset… #beceltic

If I cared about football, then I’d be upset…

In the last eight years, since I last attended a professional football match here in Germany, my love for the beautiful game has not really increased.

I’ve come to dread the World Cup and the Euro football tournament. It’s the only time that the large masses […]

Scotland, Visiting Edinburgh and Glasgow

I’m just a couple days into a serious vacation – nothing I could get away with calling a “long weekend,” but an honest to go, using vacation days, vacation.

I won’t be back in Berlin for a while – instead I’m in Scotland with a friend. Our adventure starts with a few days in Edinburgh […]

Thankfully there was room at the Tyndrum Lodge

So whilst in Glasgow, my friends and I took an overnight trip to Fort William. Fort William is a town along a Loch in the Scottish Highlands. More on that part of the trip later.

However, on the way back, things got dicey—and, according to a notification sign, the A82 was closed somewhere south of […]

Glasgow’s Galloping Gallantry: What Amazing Help!

Maybe it says something about how much I’ve become accustomed to German-style service, but I’ve been blown away by the gallantry of Glasgowians.

From the moment I arrived, Thursday at lunchtime, everyone and everything has been great, with the exception of the Glasgow Flyer bus driver who pulled away from the airport when I was […]