Cultural experiences and funny musings by two twenty-somethings living abroad

Ready, Steady, Puck! Or how the Germans won the Deutschland Ice Hockey Cup without a goalie..

This weekend, Hmsies decided to go and cheer on Germany at the Deutschland Cup Ice Hockey tournament. The day kicked off with a game between Switzerland and Slovakia. The stadium … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 World Cup Predictions

  The draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has finally been settled and we now know who’s going to be playing who, at least at the group … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hiking a la francaise

So, this year, I am not anymore in the land of Bratwurst and Bier but instead I have arrived in Frogland to do my internship at HEC business school. It … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

To Knight Or Not To Knight: Arise, Sir Murray?

Hooray! After more than 70 years, a male British tennis player finally conquered Wimbledon. His victory dominated the headlines of the British press and was celebrated by all corners of … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

London Olympics 2012

Well, it is easy to say that Olympic fever gripped the nation for the past fortnight. From jaw-dropping gymnastic performances  to some rather interesting dives (Germany – what happened? and … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment