The Latest from Germany

Oct 8 12:15pm
Berlin

The Berlin Student's Guide to Getting Free Stuff

Post by Avery Trinidad

On getting a free yoga mat with cartoon bears on it, decorating my room for the cost of scissors and tape, and other wallet friendly ways to go about your time in Berlin.

Sep 21 6:37pm
Berlin

A Little Older, A Little Bolder

Post by Avery Trinidad

On being back in Berlin after a high school exchange program, and all the big and little things that have happened in-between.

Sep 6 10:53am
Berlin

A Worldly City

Post by Avery Trinidad

A short reflection on my first week in Berlin, a city of immigrants, the world, and good food.

Aug 11 12:54am
Berlin

On Names and Airline Databases

Post by Avery Trinidad

On how Lufthansa's database misinterpreted my middle name as a salutation, and how the cultural differences in how we're named reflect the beauty and diversity you'll encounter abroad.

May 3 9:13pm
Freiburg

The Best Three Weeks Abroad

Post by Rachel Musetti

Today is my 47th day being back home in Pennsylvania after I was instructed to leave Germany due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I'm still taking classes every day with IES Abroad, and I even have a virtual tour of the Swiss Alps tomorrow morning. While this isn't how I imagined my semester going, I'm still grateful for the memories and friends I made abroad.