NOTHING TO DECLARE by director Dany Boon

     |    Sunday, der 31. July 2011

  Photo: Simon Schoeters on Flickr   It’s a funny movie about fictional problems happening at the French-Belgian border in the 1990’s. A couple scenes are a bit too violent for my taste but all in all, it’s a film worth seeing if one just wants to relax and have fun. The Northern region of France 

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Divorce in Malta

     |    Tuesday, der 26. July 2011

Photo: Monochrome on Flickr I was surprised to hear that Malta’s Parliament finally passed a law yesterday allowing divorce in Malta. I was not aware that there was still a country of the EU that didn’t allow divorce until now. I thought that being able to divorce is a condition in order to be part 

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The most expensive city in the world

     |    Sunday, der 24. July 2011

  Photo: OneVillage Initiative on Flickr I was very surprised to hear this week that according to the latest findings (Mercer’s 2011 Cost of Living Survey), Luanda, Angola, is the world’s most expensive city for expatriates. This comes as a surprise to me as Angola is a developing country. The very high cost of living 

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Max Liebermann exposition

     |    Sunday, der 24. July 2011

Photo: Laure Pacory   Today, I have visited the exposition of paintings titled «Max Liebermann am Meer» (”Max Liebermann on the Sea”) located in Berlin-Wannsee. There, one can admire pictures of the Berliner painter Max Liebermann (1847-1935). He made these paintings during trips to the Dutch coast at the beginning of the 20th century. The location of 

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The Tree of Life

     |    Tuesday, der 19. July 2011

Photo: Bex. Walton on Flickr Yesterday, I went to the movies and watched THE TREE OF LIFE by director Terrence Malick, the winner of this year’s Palme d’Or in Cannes. The main actors of the movie are Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain and Sean Penn. I haven’t seen a very high number of films in my life, so I 

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