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I’m a German-Oregonian writer who also loves yoga, figure skating, reading, snowboarding, painting, traveling, and languages. I was raised on an actual island in Oregon’s rainy Willamette Valley and migrated to Hamburg, Germany ten years ago. I heeded the call to Zurich to be closer to the mountains, alpine lakes, and to start my next adventure.

All articles from Linda

10 things no one tells you about tipping in the US
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Visitors to the US are often baffled by our tipping culture. It’s true – it’s a wild monkey you have...

10 movies & TV shows to get you stoked to travel
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Going abroad? Good choice! You’ve bought the plane ticket, your itinerary is set and you’ve done som...

Studying abroad can transform your academic future – here’s how
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New places, new foods, new faces – studying abroad appeals to our curiosity and sense of adventure. ...

5 ways to keep kids busy and motivated at home
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When your child steps outside of the classroom, their learning doesn’t stop there. Another great pla...

10 tips for moving abroad on your own
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Whether it’s to learn a new language, accept a job offer, or start your studies, moving abroad chang...

5 tried and tested tips for getting the most out of any trip
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I’m addicted to traveling. My mother flew between Germany and the US while she was pregnant with me....