The Bournemouth Journey, Part 3: The Film and Comic Con

Saturday, 29th August: So, today was the big day! After plenty of breakfast (it would probably have to last the whole day, as we didn’t know if we could get something to eat at the convention) we dressed up as the Sixth, Seventh, Tenth, and  Eleventh Doctor, respectively and walked towards the location where the […]

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The Bournemouth Journey, Part 4: A day at the beach

Sunday, 30th August: Today wasn’t very spectacular: we just went to the Oceanarium in the morning, which shows a multitude of animals from in and around the seven seas, and some rivers also. New since this springs are a couple of Humboldt penguins. It’s quite nicely done, but far too small for my taste. But […]

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The Bournemouth Journey, Part 2: Salisbury

Friday, 28th August: A trip to Salisbury was one of the few things we planned to look at in advance, so we got on the bus and off to that medieval town. After having arrived at the bus station next to the market place, we started looking for a post office to post the first […]

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The Bournemouth Journey, Part 1: Arrival

Thursday, 27th August: This year, we chose Bournemouth in South West England as destination for our family holiday, because we were looking for some Doctor Who event we could attend. As such events are rarely found anywhere outside the UK (except from the US), we chose the one in Bournemouth, in the end of August, […]

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Fremdenführer-Lehrgang – Teil 1: Anmeldung

Nachdem ich also beschlossen hatte, Fremdenführer zu werden, galt es, herauszufinden, wie man dies denn werden könnte. Eine kurze Anfrage bei der Datenkrake machte mir klar, dass der Beruf des Fremdenführers in Österreich (und vielen weiteren europäischen Ländern mit Ausnahme z.B. Deutschlands) einer Befähigungsprüfung bedarf, um als Gewerbe angemeldet werden zu können.

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Der Impuls

  In den letzten Tagen des Juli 2015 hatte ich ganz spontan beschlossen, Fremdenführer zu werden. Warum Fremdenführer? Meine weitaus bessere Hälfte hatte für die Universität Innsbruck eine „Junge Uni“-Veranstaltung durchgeführt, bei welcher vier Gruppen von Kindern wie Geheimagenten unter verschiedenen Kriterien (Adel und Kirche, Architektur, Malerei, Namen) diverse Aufgaben in der Innsbrucker Altstadt zu […]

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