Japan 2016 Trip Itinerary – Chapter 2: Okinawa

Japan 2016 Trip Itinerary – Chapter 2: Okinawa

In two months from now I am heading to Japan again. In this article series I will describe the whole trip as I have planned it. Once over there, I will keep updating the blog with my experiences daily, like I did in previous years. This is the second chapter about the southern islands of Okinawa.

Studieren am D-CHAB

Studieren am D-CHAB

Im Herbstsemester hat das D-CHAB, das Chemiedepartement der ETH Zürich, einen Videowettbewerb zum Thema Studieren am D-CHAB ins Leben gerufen. Mit einem Kommilitonen habe ich teilgenommen und heute durften wir erfahren, dass wir den ersten Platz von sieben Einsendungen erreicht haben. Unser Video wird bald auf der Website des Departements veröffentlicht, kann aber hier bereits angeschaut werden.

TEDx Zurich

TEDx Zurich

This week I had the opportunity to join the annual TEDxZurich conference, one of many TED events occurring all over the world. Many of you might have at least listened to one such talk on the web. TED talks stand for ideas worth spreading, conveyed in form of inspirational speeches which focus on aspects of psychology, social and natural sciences and technology. Every speaker has 18 minutes to deliver his ideas, ideals or pitch to the diverse audience.

Milano

Milano

Der Sommer neigt sich dem Ende zu, alle Prüfungen sind abgelegt und es winken die verdienten zwei Wochen Ferien vor Beginn des nächsten Semesters. Ich entschied mich nochmal das schöne Mailand im Norden Italiens zu besuchen, da es gut aus der Schweiz zu erreichen und wegen der Expo besonders besuchenswert ist.

Expo Milano 2015

Expo Milano 2015

From one Expo to the next. Just two weeks ago I visited the Japan Expo in Paris for the third time. Now, me and friends went to Italy to take a peek at the World Expo in Milan.

Visiting the Expo was vaguely planned for quite some time now, but just recently a concrete day came into sight when a friend of mine suggested that we should go and see the Japan day in mid July. In fact, every participating country has one day for presenting itself on the whole venue area. This would include special events and guests. So we decided, to visit the Expo on that specific Saturday.