Cool Cats

Matt Restrepo SWOT analysis of Cats Hostel Strengths: Cats hostile is not any average hostile. The major strength of the hostile is the experience they offer for their guests. Many hostels in large cities are on the more expensive side and cannot offer much entertainment to their guests. A bed, locker, and breakfast is what…

Ich hatte gute Zeit mit euch, meine Freunde und Berlin!

            Time went by so quickly. I cannot believe I have been in Berlin for one week. My first week in Berlin is just so much fun! I made friends, explored the cities and, of course, started my internship.             I am in love with the city, Berlin. It is extremely gorgeous. The buildings here…

Berlin: Week One

Even though I arrived in Berlin five days before the official start of the program, I feel as though I still haven’t even scratched the surface of what the city has to offer.  Historically, Berlin has seen periods of incredible growth and transformation as well as periods of hardship and terror, with highs during the…

WEEK 1: Hallo from Berlin

Cannot believe my first week in Berlin has already passed! It’s so fun to be here and to meet everyone from the group. For the first week, it’s mainly the orientation week, which we spent time for cultural and political tours. I thought I would be super exhausted everyday especially after a whole day orientation,…

And Now the Work Begins

After being in Berlin for a week now, I can honestly say that this city is everything I hoped it would be. Not only is it easy to navigate, but the city offers so much to do every single day. I have made it a goal of mine to explore a different part of the…

Freight Forwarding Industry

The company that I will be spending my time with this summer is FreightHub.  FreightHub is a company that is building the globally leading freight forwarder of the twenty first century.  It is a digital asset-free freight service provider located in Berlin (HQ), Hamburg, Cologne and Hong Kong. Their ultimate goal is to create the…

Business in Germany

Today was my first official day of work for my internship.  I am working with a small marketing firm called Gramercy Global Media. The company specializes in digital marketing and website design, however their office in Berlin focuses almost exclusively on marketing.  Gramercy provides their clients with several services in the digital marketing category. The firm offers…

First Week In Berlin

One week down! From the eclectic modern architecture to the historic remains from before WWII,  Berlin has been one of the most unique places I’ve ever been. The past week we’ve explored the diverse culture, vibrant nightlife, and historical prominence of this incredible city. Crazy to think this is where we get to live for…

Week 1: Getting Oriented

Time truly flies when you’re having fun, exploring a new place while learning to accept it as a home for the following two months. What a wonderful first week in Berlin. Since arriving last Tuesday morning, our schedules have been so packed its difficult to process just how much we’ve seen and experienced in just…