Travel Blogs from Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany

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A Long Haul Day, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

A Long Haul Day

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... brother and niece. I was pretty tired and thought about sleeping in the car, but decided to wait until I had a proper bed. Edingen-Neckarhausen is an hour drive south from Frankfurt and close to Heidelberg and after a light lunch I crashed into bed for ...

A Helpful Checklist, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

A Helpful Checklist

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, As December 2013 clicks over to January 2014, I look back at the last 3 years of travelling with a lot of satisfaction. The experiences that I have had or shared, the friends that I have met or reconnected with and the places that I have ...

Easter Special, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Easter Special

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... Christian and I had our own adult version as the parents had beer bottles hidden throughout the backyard for us to find! Germany has a traditional European Easter although it was all new for Ryota because they don't celebrate Easter in Japan. its funny ...

Sports, Food and Fun!, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Sports, Food and Fun!

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, With Simon's time in Germany coming to an end, we wanted to do a few nice things. I came up with the idea to do an Oktoberfest evening for his last night in Germany and so we went off to the shops to come up with a few ideas. We bought some ...

Top 30 Tips, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Top 30 Tips

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

... fitter now plus I get to enjoy all the little details in life. I wouldn't have noticed how the fields change so much here in Germany over the seasons if I hadn't been riding past them every day. 14. Drink to be merry. I love beer, wine and certain other ...

Appliance Reliance, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Appliance Reliance

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, We are learning an interesting topic in German school lately about electrical appliances and that got me thinking about what people need compared to what people really want. This is particularly pertinent around Christmas time with all the ...

Top 10 Packing Tips, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Top 10 Packing Tips

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

Howdy folks, I thought of writing a simple 10 things that people should pack when going on holiday, but then for every thing that you SHOULD pack, there is something you SHOULDN'T pack! So lets get going shall we? Top 10 Things You SHOULD Pack 1. Water ...

Typically German, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Typically German

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... . Don't forget to put your surname on the postal box otherwise they won't deliver to you. 8. Tatort. A popular crime show in Germany which has been running forever (Crime Scene). German TV have their own set of channels and shows including the kids ...

The Technology Gap, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

The Technology Gap

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

... and family from halfway across the world. Time and distance were, for me, no longer barriers to communication and information. In Germany it is a different story because of the language. I don't tend to watch German TV or read that many newspapers ...

Status Update, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Status Update

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... it. In Canada I had no money, but lots of outdoor activities and opportunities. In Australia, I had money, but not as many opportunity. Germany just sucks! I guess we will check out a few options and see where we come out... To end on a positive note, my ...

End of the World, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

End of the World

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, After buying a christmas tree with Winfried on Sunday, we had to wait until Wednesday to put it up in the dining room. Meanwhile, Steffie had her Christmas Work Party on Tuesday so I went with her mother to the SAP Arena in Mannheim to watch ...

Updated Update, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Updated Update

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, So things move pretty quickly around here and in the space of a week I have gone from employed to unemployed! In fact I actually got fired twice on the same day: once by my temp working agency and once from Decathlon. It appears that now ...

More Light Painting!, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

More Light Painting!

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, Paula came around for afternoon tea and I begged her to bring her nice camera with her! Paula is a semi-professional photographer and does mostly portraits, but usually on location. She is sort of a one stop shop because she does the makeup, ...

The Daily Commute, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

The Daily Commute

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... all is this drive through town called Grenzhof which is somewhat attached to Heidelberg City even though it is in the middle of nowhere! Germany seems to be a mix of old and new, tradition and modernity and that is definitely reflected in my ride. From a ...

Two Years, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Two Years

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... the exception of a Canadian Tire holiday) albeit majorily modified on the last leg. It has now been four months since I have been in Germany and next week I will finish my 3rd German course so I am halfway to becoming fluent lol. I won't say that I can ...

Gockelfest, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Gockelfest

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... is located across the river in Ladenburg. Nobody goes swimming in the river here because its not that clean. So I rode my bike over to Neckarhausen and caught the car ferry across the river for a mean 40 cents. It turns out I wasn't the only one going to ...

Counting the Days, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Counting the Days

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... write a text. Guten Tag. Mein Name is Daniel und ich bin 29 Jahre alt. Ich komme aus Australien and ich wohne in Edingen. Iche spreche zwei Sprachen: English und ein bisschen Deutsch, aber mein Deutsch ist ganz einfach. Ich habe in der Volkshochschule in ...

Back to School, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Back to School

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, On Tuesday I went back to school for the first time since Christmas and it was good to get out of the house and get back to a normal 'routine'. One of the interesting things about travelling is learning new things about yourself (for better ...

Home of Herr Benz, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Home of Herr Benz

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... in Australia dates back less than 250 years although not much is taught about Aboriginal culture and history in schools. This makes Edingen look like a youngster at a mere 1250 years old! But more on that later. Our first stop was the witch tower which ...

German Dreams, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

German Dreams

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... you can travel everywhere in Europe without a Visa. Oh and they also have a sister city programme which means that Edingen-Neckarhausen has a sign proudly stating that they have a connection to Plouguerneau, France (wherever that is). Of course should ...

Tech Savvy, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Tech Savvy

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, Well we have finally joined the modern age! After living in Germany without a TV of our own for the past year and relying on YouTube to keep us sane, Steffie got sick of my repeated naggings and discussions and went out and bought one! We ...

Delicate Subtleties, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Delicate Subtleties

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, Sunday was an all purpose day. Not too hot, no sunshine and a good day for getting things done. For me that involved playing soccer in the morning and with rain threatening over the horizon, finally a new chance to play with a digital SLR ...

A Foreign Language, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

A Foreign Language

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

... many different worlds. I consider my German to be pretty good for the amount of time that I have lived in Germany, although I still have difficulties reading newspapers and watching television. However, in conversation I can usually get my point across. ...

We are the Champions!, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

We are the Champions!

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, Steffie says that I don't write enough blogs. So I will make it short. Germany are the football world champions OR.... Deutschland ist Weltmeister! Plus it was nice in the garden today. ...

The Triangle, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

The Triangle

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... leg! It is interesting what you think about when you are walking. The triangle incorporates all three local villages: Edingen, Neckarhausen and Neu-Edingen. Usually the border between villages is a field, but sometimes it is just a street. Germany doesn't ...

One Year Ago, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

One Year Ago

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/danielpinno/2/1350483071/tpod.html Since October, I've had my own fair share of challenges in Germany. Learning the language has been a life lesson beyond words. I speak German everyday - at home and work. Although ...

Halloween Spooks, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Halloween Spooks

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, Celebrating my third Halloween, I wasn't quite prepared as we normally are. For starters, we invited people only a week before, then we didn't get around to buying a pumpkin so all the good ones were gone! To top it all off, we made the ...

Weihnachtsabendessen, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Weihnachtsabendessen

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, Now that school is finished, the festivities here in Edingen are well and truly upon us. It seems like it has been a non stop round of eating and drinking! I guess that isn't so different from home eh? The biggest surprise has been the ...

Life's Philosophies, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Life's Philosophies

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... but plenty of YouTube and computer games. Steffie and I have done plenty of travel to the Czech Republic, France and Switzerland and within Germany of course. My point is you invest in time like any other resource. If you invest 10 minutes a day in a few ...

Under Water, Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany travel blog

Under Water

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... -after-floods/ The Neckar River has risen quite quickly as well, easily flooding over the riverside walkway and putting the Edingen 'Hafen' underwater. It was unbelievable to see how strong the current was. One the otherside it was easily spilling over ...

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