A funny video about what international students think about Americans.
Did you ever consider how you wash dishes (when you don’t use a dishwasher) might be a result of culture?
When I was in my early twenties, living on my own in Portland and making my way about town, either on my bike or the bus, I would read the “missed connections/I SAW U” section of my local weeklies (Willamette Week, or Willy Week, or just Willy and The Mercury or Merc). I didn’t have a computer,Continue reading “MIssed Connections…”
What is it really like returning to our familiar America after living and experiencing life, and needing to find our own familiarity within a different ‘exotic’ place?
Here is the final segment of what Americans notice about Germans, which was first published in die Zeit in 2002: Was Amerikanern an Deutschen auffällt, oder Fünfzig Wege die Amerikaner gewinnen den Deutschen Aufmerksamkeit (50 ways the Americans attract Germans attention).
Here is part 3 of my four part series, What Americans notice about the Germans.
For the simple fact that I talk a lot about living in Europe and what Americans think of Germans or other Europeans, I think it only fair to bust out a lighthearted, “This is what America thinks of itself” piece. Ultimately, I am working toward a much more academic and critical look at this forContinue reading “How Americans See Americans…”
As it has been established time and again in numerous posts and places on my blog, I live in Europe – Germany in fact.
Growing up, I thought all adults were intelligent and had life figured out, yet as I grew up I realized this was not the case.
Part 2 of my 4 part series about What Americans notice about the Germans