Introduction to Munich - Meet A Local
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Thomas studied history and political science in Munich, London and Berlin. He has worked as a journalist for German Newspapers Radio and Television. Thomas has travelled extensively in Europe, the US and Latin America. He has published three books on Latin America as well as TV travel documentaries on many countries.Thomas has lived in London the US and various Latin American countries. However, for most of his life he has lived in Schwabing in Munich.
Ayca studied architecture in Istanbul, a city, which has always been her major inspiration. She moved to Munich in 2009 for Ph.D. in Byzantine Art and Architecture History at LMU. After she completed her studies, she worked as a lecturer and curator at TUM, in Architekturmuseum. The exhibition she curated “Francis Kéré. Radically Simple” was visited by 70,000 people in the Pinakothek der Moderne and was entitled as the most important architecture exhibition of the year by the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Since October 2017, she has been guiding and working on different art projects. She speaks English, German and Turkish. She travels very often and is addicted to surfing waves.
After travelling around her home country, Colombia, Camila lived in Washington, D.C., where she worked in the Natural History Museum. Later she moved to Barcelona to work in the Institute of Botany, Finally, she ended up in Munich to study biology, and immediately fell in love with the city and with Bavaria, especially with the amazing parks and green spaces. During her studies, she worked as an assistant in the Botanical Garden. Camila completed her studies with a Master's degree and thesis project about orchids in early 2016. To share her passion about the city, she then decided to become a tour guide, showing people around the city and the castle of Neuschwanstein. This combination of expertise in biology and tour guiding makes her an excellent connection if you want to get to know and appreciate the green spaces in Munich.
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