Indian culture and more…

"A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. ~ Mahatma Gandhi" "Today we will be discovering not just the roots of this culture, but also the reasons behind them..." said the trainer. Sitting in an inter-cultural training for India, I was really excited and curious to see what is … Continue reading Indian culture and more…

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Little things…

Charles W. Chestnutt once told - "We sometimes underestimate the influence of little things." I couldn't agree more. In this fast paced life, day after day, we take out such less time or sometimes no time at all to appreciate the little things. The things that make us smile. The things that affect us in … Continue reading Little things…

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Getting Germanized or Simply Adapting?

“You’re such a German now”. After hearing this for n number of times now, I guess it’s time to write what I have actually adapted that makes my friends and acquaintances think that I am such a German now. Preferring beer over other alcoholic drinks…? Looking for origin of products and buying what seems to … Continue reading Getting Germanized or Simply Adapting?

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12 things to know at a German workplace

"A workplace can be enjoyed or suffered depending on your attitude towards it!" My first place of work, first step into professional world, first taste of how an organization works in professional terms was at - "Vector Informatik GmbH" (still is). Now just to be clear, this post is solely based on what I have … Continue reading 12 things to know at a German workplace

Internship applications – Time to think…

"One does not simply start applying for internship - until pants are on fire!" All the fun days were done. It was time for 2nd semester. After constant parties over a month, trip to Prague and all the confusion - finally semester begins. Except a slight hindrance - it doesn't effect the routines of students … Continue reading Internship applications – Time to think…

Destination? – not so soon…

So there it was, finally happening. Midst of clouds, at 4am, all you think is about life and miracles that happened and gratefulness (or you can just watch a movie and sleep peacefully like everyone else). The first meal arrived(breakfast), as bland it could get and wondering how to eat what was given. I wasn’t … Continue reading Destination? – not so soon…