My top 5 free resources for learning German

I am learning German using various free resources online. Thank you for your condolences. Have you also picked up a foreign language? Why did you learn it? Me, I am studying, mainly, so Markus cannot sell me on the streets of Frankfurt for two bags of potatoes. Okay, that may be a bit harsh. IContinue reading “My top 5 free resources for learning German”

Poisoned in Phuket

While replying to some comments on the post about travel fuck-ups, I remembered a few things. See, I’ve been traveling even before Micah and I got together – and still managed to fuck up enough for two people in the process. So now, a lesson in unnecessary suffering. I hope you have a better timeContinue reading “Poisoned in Phuket”

How to eat cookies correctly

We can probably all agree on one thing: Cookies are great. I will admit that brownies are pretty great, too, but few baked goods manage to combine tastiness and versatility like a cookie does. Cookies are clearly the superior guilty pleasure, compared to pretty much everything else. Unfortunately, far too many people are dangerously under-educatedContinue reading “How to eat cookies correctly”

How to not be a serial killer

I exercise every day because I eat a magnificent amount of snacks it clears my head. When I am stressed, physical exertion allows me to vent. Catharsis. Free therapy session. Drug with no side effects. When I am not stressed, well, mainly I am just not conscious about the stress and the lighter feeling IContinue reading “How to not be a serial killer”

Get off the disaster porn

“Hi everyone, my name is Markus and I am an addict.” “Hello Markus”, reply the voices in my head. I may have a problem. When I started travelling three years ago, one of the first things I did was to stop keeping up with the news. I got rid of all my news apps, deletedContinue reading “Get off the disaster porn”