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Ma Salama – Good-bye, Muscat!

Our “Letters from …” series is ending with Salome Bader’s farewell from Oman.

Feb 29, 2016

再見, 臺灣! – See You Soon, Taiwan!

In her last letter from Taipei, Nora Lessing muses about what she will miss.

Feb 29, 2016

So Near and Yet So Far

The last letter from the UK! Helena Winterhager will never forget the exciting, and sometimes strange, experiences she has had during her time in Oxford.

Feb 26, 2016

It's up to you...

New York, New York! Luise Müller sends a final letter from the city that never sleeps.

Feb 25, 2016

Eye to Eye with a Water Buffalo

Letter from Taipei! Nora Lessing travels south toward the tropics

Feb 24, 2016

Enjoying Berkeley

The last letter from California! Louis Potthoff will be staying until May and is enjoying all that California has to offer.

Feb 24, 2016

Muscat Is Her Second Home Now

Letter from Oman! At the end of the semester, Salome Bader took a trip to Dubai.

Feb 22, 2016

Blizzard Jonas and an Evening Visit to a Museum

Letter from New York! Right after winter break, Luise Müller's New York is buried under snow.

Feb 19, 2016

Good-bye, Svalbard!

So long, Spitsbergen! Back in Berlin, Janna Einöder experiences culture shock: Everything is too loud, too bright, and too dirty.

Feb 15, 2016

Tired of Being a "Nomad"

Her last letter from Mexico! Estefanía González traveled around for two months – and is now adding a semester to her stay abroad.

Feb 11, 2016

Wurst Case Scenario

Letter from Taipei! Nora Lessing discovers culinary specialties.

Feb 08, 2016

German Beer, Lively Exchange, and Impressive Guests

Letter from the UK! Helena Winterhager reports on her social activities at Oxford.

Feb 03, 2016

From Park Slope to Coney Island

Letter from New York! Luise Müller discovers New York’s “Prenzlauer Berg” in Brooklyn

Feb 02, 2016

Dishdasha, Abaya, and Flip Flops

Letter from Oman! Salome Bader on the traditional wear of men and women in Oman

Jan 29, 2016

Taipei by Bicycle

Letter from Taipei! While partaking in starfruit juice and stinky tofu, Nora Lessing learns that the path is the goal.

Jan 27, 2016

“It feels like stepping inside a huge refrigerator”

Letter from Spitsbergen! Janna Einöder on her Arctic adventure in a glacier cave

Jan 25, 2016

Blowin’ in the wind...

Letter from New York: At the Museum of the City of New York, Luise Müller takes up Bob Dylan’s trail.

Jan 22, 2016

On Behalf of the Sultan

Letter from California! In Berkeley, Louis Potthoff slips into the role of a delegate from Brunei.

Jan 19, 2016

Where Time Seems to Stand Still

Letter from the UK! In Oxford Helena Winterhager sometimes feels like she is back in the early 20th century.

Jan 14, 2016

“More magical than I could have ever imagined”

Letter from Mexico! Pink flamingos on deserted beaches and a steam bath under a full moon: Estefanía González is enjoying her trip through the countryside.

Jan 14, 2016