space

Space Talk – Afterlife

Artificial satellites are sophisticated and intelligent machines. They carry complex instruments and operate fairly autonomously. They give us exhaustive information about our home planet and show us things which we could never imagine witnessing through in-situ observations on Earth. A few of them are out exploring our neighbours, some are capable of housing humans and… Continue reading Space Talk – Afterlife

Germany

Los Geht’s 03: Reunification and Job Search

So I am back after another unwanted and unexplained hiatus. Just to recap a bit, in December 2018 my husband, Govind left for Germany to join his new job in Hamburg. As I explained in the previous posts, a long distance relationship was not something new for us but after 3 years of living together,… Continue reading Los Geht’s 03: Reunification and Job Search

Germany, Random

Sonntag = Ruhetag

Ruhe is a German word that literally translates to Peace. So Yes. Sunday is Rest Day. I do not know about the rest of Europe, but in Germany hardly anything is open on a Sunday. In addition to religeous reasons this is also for taking the interest of workers into consideration! How awesome is that?… Continue reading Sonntag = Ruhetag

Germany

Los Geht’s! 02 – Long Distance Again…

So, where were we? After a lot of deliberation and long pros and cons list, the decision was made. Govind accepted the offer for an unlimited permanent contract in Germany. We were excited but also nervous.... At 30, and with about 10 years of work experience in India with a good salary and a super… Continue reading Los Geht’s! 02 – Long Distance Again…

Germany

Los Geht’s! 01 – To go or not to go?

After having worked in India for nearly a decade, the decision to pack up our life and move to another continent was definitely not an easy one. In this post series I talk about our move from India to Germany. Our decision to move to Germany, or anywhere out of India for that matter, was… Continue reading Los Geht’s! 01 – To go or not to go?

Germany, Random

My first ever first aid course!

So yesterday I took a day off from work. Nothing special. I took a first aid course or "Erste Hilfe Kurs". It cost around 50 Euros and took the entire day from 10 to 5. Well, it's not that I suddenly realised that I should know how to react in emergency life support situations. This… Continue reading My first ever first aid course!