While other interns decided to go south and visit some of the Thai islands for the long weekend, I took a different approach. Early Saturday morning I took a train at 6.40 a.m. to the historic city of Ayutthaya, which lies only 1.5 hours north of Bangkok. So instead of sunny beaches, I got to take a look at the ruins of what once was … Continue reading Ayutthaya – My mini-marathon ride with a tuk-tuk
GTCC Department: Membership, Events & Communication Internship Period: 6 February – 16 May 2017 Hobbies: International Relations, Culture & Languages, Fitness, Fashion Motto: “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” Why did you choose to do an internship at GTCC? With my internship at GTCC, I wish to go beyond the impressions that I have gained so far … Continue reading Welcome Marvin from Hildesheim
After having practiced Muay Thai in Germany for a year, I pursued my intentions to reinvigorate my skills in Thailand, where I could learn from the best – I thought so. So I teamed up with Rubiga, whom I know from my University, and Julia, who lives in my apartment complex in Bangkok. We went to 66 Urban Boxing, a gym which is situated just … Continue reading “Muay Thai” note to myself: Keep yourself covered!
Since the first week of living in Bangkok one issue caught my eye: Bangkok is a city which appears to unite so many contrasts. To give you an example, I would like to show you my everyday walk to the office. I start my way by leaving a neat apartment which is entirely occupied by Europeans. Walking down the alley, I almost only pass simply-dressed … Continue reading Bangkok – A City of Contrasts
GTCC Department: Consultancy Services Internship Period: 4 January – 30 April 2017 Hobbies: Travelling, Muay Thai, Going out Motto: I (try to) live by plenty, but some of the most influential to me, are: “Always ask why” “… and those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music” – Nietzsche Tim, why did you choose to do … Continue reading Welcome Tim from Aachen!