Tag Archives: Berlin

My Suitcase Is Too Big: Am I Compensating for Something?

Something that people have a hard time understanding is that, even though I look young and care-free, I am not on vacation. It’s ok, it’s an easy mistake to make. There are hordes of tourists crammed into every orifice in … Continue reading

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First Official English Lesson: I Can Do Whatever I Want?

It happened, guys. I did it. I got my work visa. I’m so happy. I’ve been meaning to write about that, but I’ve been notoriously bad at writing about things in chronological order. And a post about teaching is WAY … Continue reading

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The Joys of Confusing the Crap Out of Your Students

People keep asking me why I came to Berlin, so here goes. The condensed version. Ultimately, I want to be a translator. I want to be in Germany long enough to have a good command of the language. Apparently, it’s … Continue reading

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The Importance of Resting After You Travel

Hey there! I know I disappeared for a while, and that’s because I sort of mentally imploded after I got back to the States. As such, I’d like to dedicate my first official blog post in over a month to … Continue reading

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Angry Bilingual Gypsies

I would love to write something deeply meaningful about Argentine culture (because that’s what this blog is about. Serious, meaningful meaningfulness), but, sadly, I don’t have much time to write today. That being said, the archive calendar for this month … Continue reading

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The German Homonyms Game (and How I Managed to Get This One Guy to Yell Penis in the Middle of Class)

*Since starting this bloggy thing I’ve been writing mostly about China and Argentina. This is because I’m in Argentina right now and I had just come back from China when I started, so those are the things most fresh in my … Continue reading

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