Note: Sanya is *the* resort town on Hainan, with beautiful beaches, and therefore highly touristy. In this video, all that is literally in the background
Note: 天涯海角 (TianYaHaiJiao), usually translated simply as “the end of the world” is a famous location in China, popular with Chinese tourists.
A new series of videos in podcast, delivering impressions from China right to your computer or video-capable iPod – the fun, the cool, the everyday… the things that make China so interesting and so great. As the name implies, just 20 seconds each (well, 30 in total).
I happened to virtually run into Ellis of plateofwander.com when I had just found my way of getting to China, and she seemed to not find a way after all. Since then, as her plans worked out too, we have been comparing our impressions of (being in) China. Recently, she posted about the way Chinese […]
Another culture. One of the reasons why “the other” is dangerous: It can serve as a mirror, reflecting your own image in ways leading you to recognize more of yourself. Recently, my time has been very interesting: On the one hand, last weekend, I realized one more reason why, in anthropological fieldwork, your private life […]
In 2007, after some time of regular running training, I decided to participate in 2008’s Bergmarathon “Rund um den Traunsee” (mountain marathon around Lake Traun).
There are many ways we are not really at home in… this world: Living “location independent,” “sampling the best experiences “, with little connection. Stuck in a place, stuck in a job, feeling at home just because everything’s always the same. It doesn’t have to be this superficial way. Join me in exploring ways we […]