Adventures in England: Part 4

Anywho, no one is home in the international office. There's a note that says, "please 120 look" (in German; I did the translating) so I found room 120 and knocked. No answer. I tried the international office again. Still no one home. I waited around …

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Adventures in England: Part 3

Incidentally, I should highlight the *really* cool black cabs they have in London. Supposedly, they are the best cabs in the world. The drivers train for three years, driving around the city on a motorcycle, trying to get a handle on where things are …

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Adventures in England: Part 2

The flight touched down about twenty minutes late at Heathrow. I had had a little snack on the plane, but not much. After getting out of Customs and everything, I went and found a local ATM. I got £100 (which I wouldn't have if I'd realized I was …

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Adventures in England: Part 1

Okay, I had a nice, five day weekend in-between my "language course" and real classes, so I figured this was a good time to travel. Girlfriend Liz was in Bristol, England, and this seemed as good a time as any to go pay her a visit. She got me set up …

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More wacky german things...

Our topic this week is money…

First of all, the Euro comes out in January, and that's really exciting. It means I (anybody) can travel with fewer worries about not being able to change my money over to the local whatever. Did you know that Ireland …

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these wacky Germans... sheesh.

I have made progressive leaps and bounds on my quest to find a telephone connection. I finally found the lady in charge of Housing in my building when she was in her office, and asked her about the phone and the ethernet. She told me I just had to call …

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