Countries Visited

I have created a new page on my website called “Countries Visited.” On this page, I have a map of the countries I have visited along with a list. Because of the various definitions of what qualifies as having “visited” a country, I have defined two separate criteria. There is a map and list for each. […]

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Dutch vs. Danish

It has come to my attention that people often confuse Denmark and the Netherlands (especially their respective demonyms, Dutch vs. Danish). To help with this issue, I have created my own improved version of a graphic I once found online. Hopefully this helps clear up a bit of confusion.   On a somewhat related note, […]

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dm Price Labels

I noticed an interesting little thing while shopping recently in my local dm store. dm (full name: dm-drogerie markt) is the largest chain of drug stores in Germany, selling similar products to US chains such as CVS, Walgreens, and the like. What interested me in dm that I haven’t seen anywhere else is that on […]

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The DHL Packstation

The world’s largest logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL), is the national postal service in Germany. According to their 2016 Business Profile, DPDHL controls 62.1% of the German mail communication market and 43.7% of the German parcel market. In Germany there’s much more competition among couriers and delivery companies. Some that come to mind include […]

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