The Latest from Germany

Jul 12 3:34pm
Berlin

Learning About Berlin from Local Refugees

by Caroline

For the past couple weeks, I’ve been working on a research project on refugees in Berlin and the need for redesigned urban infrastructure to accommodate forcibly displaced people and families. Germany has the highest immigration rate, both total and per capita, in all of Europe. With this in mind, my laptop has been filled with tabs upon tabs of journals and articles from the World Economic Forum and City Lab.

Jul 12 2:23pm
Berlin

How to See All of Madrid in Three Days

by Caroline

Some might say that buying two plane tickets and booking a hostel three days before a flight are irresponsible and rash decisions. I, a study abroad student in Berlin, call it spontaneity and “I am only a college student studying abroad in Europe once.” Last weekend I woke up at 5:45 a.m., got dressed, and took the U7 route on the U-Bahn to Shönefeld airport, the uglier and more frustrating of the two relatively mediocre Berlin airports.

Jul 3 6:48am
Freiburg

The Sights of Freiburg

by Becky

Join along on this mini-tour of places to visit in Freiburg! In this post I share some of my favorite places in this beautiful city.

Jun 30 11:43am
Freiburg

It's Auf Wiedersehen, Not Tschüss

by Becky

My time in Freiburg is coming to an end. In my last blog post I look back on the past four months of living, growing, and thriving in this amazing city!

Jun 23 8:36am
Freiburg

Fahrradkultur (Bike Culture) in Freiburg

by Becky

Bikes are EVERYWHERE in Freiburg! This week I am talking about my experiences with the Fahrradkultur or bike culture of Freiburg. Grab your helmet and come along!