In my last blog entry I will give my readers an overview of what I differences in culture I have noticed between my home country of Germany and England. A common German stereotype is that they are very direct. Living in Berlin, I can confirm this. On the other hand British people are quite polite but take pretty long to get to the point in a conversation. I noticed this communicating with coworkers and people I met. Another point is that British people are very welcoming and open, I noticed this especially with my host mother, who was also kind to us.
I’ve been in Berlin now for 2 weeks, and I’m happy to be back here, rather than in London. Even though I had a fun time due to the fact that family and friends visited me, I did miss my other friends and family in Berlin. Yesterday my Grandfather turned 77 and the whole family met up and had we had a great time. I was happy to see all of my family, since I hadn’t seen them in 2 months.
I’ve been back in Germany for about a week now. Retrospectively I had a great time in London, if it was the visitation of my friend, my uncle, or my parents. Those where basically the highlights. Even if the work itself wasn’t the best because it didn’t have much to to with IT, I am glad I could be in a foreign country and experience working there.
Today is our flight back to Germany. So one last day… „Time to say goodbye“ weiterlesen
This weekend was very eventful. A good friend of mine, Philip, came to visit me here in London. He was going to arrive at Gatwick Airport late at night, around 11, and we were going to meet at Russel Square. This was where our hostel was located, where we would be staying for the weekend. We meet up and we where both very happy to see each other. Being quite tired that night, we didn’t do much other than get a couple of beers at a late night shop and went to bed.
This weekend I didn’t really do anything special, I just spend time at home watching the TV Series Game of Thrones. I also started making plans for next week because my parents are going to visit me.