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Wir werden uns wiedersehen, Berlin

Wir werden uns wiedersehen, Berlin

23 May, '102 Comments

As I leave this lovely city and bid adieux to new friends, its time for a reflection. I came here at the invitation of the German government’s Foreign Office through their embassy in Bahrain. I came rather hesitantly as I had to take ten full days off work at a time where we’re rather busy […]

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Overflowing emotions. Blame Fidelio

Overflowing emotions. Blame Fidelio

22 May, '100 Comments

It’s taken me exactly 9 days to fall in love with Berlin. And when you consider that I was only there for 10 days, that was cutting it pretty fine… The reason?

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Postcards from Berlin 2 – The Bundestag

Postcards from Berlin 2 – The Bundestag

20 May, '100 Comments

My friend Lucien Koch gave us a quick physical and informational tour of the German Parliament’s buildings in Berlin.

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Lessons in Citizenship

Lessons in Citizenship

20 May, '100 Comments

Yesterday was a full day with us starting with a visit to Der Tagesspiegel and chatting with its editor responsible for both online and print media and then to the Bundespressekonferenz to listen to about a dozen ministerial spokespersons, who each in turn presented the latest news from his ministry and fielded questions from the audience.

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Postcards from Berlin – 1

Postcards from Berlin – 1

19 May, '101 Comment

Berlin’s way of remembering the past to ensure that history doesn’t repeat itself while honoring those who made sacrifices in the country’s turbulent history.

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