Deutschland Blog #12: A Pit Stop and then Homeward Bound

Last weekend, I took a bus to Dresden and met up with my friend Sophie. She is studying there for the summer. She was an amazing tour guide and showed me all the sights. We saw the Semperoper, the Zwinger, and the Frauenkirche. (Semperoper) (Zwinger Palace) (Frauenkirche) I loved the history there. Then we ate…

Deutschland Blog #11: Picnic in the Park

This weekend was marvelous. I did some activities that I had been wanting to do for a bit. For example, I went out and bought myself some Birkenstock shoes. Everyone at my work has them and I think they’re pretty cool. So I bought a pair and I’ve been wearing them fairly often. Then I…

Deutschland Blog 10: Technical Difficulties

Last Thursday, it began pouring and I feel like it didn’t stop all weekend. I did only the necessary tasks that involved going outside such as going to the grocery. I took advantage of my time by doing my laundry and reading. Then I started experiencing some problems with my computer, most likely due to…

Deutschland Blog 9: Lovely Leipzig

As you can tell from the title of this blog, I went to Leipzig this past weekend with someone in the IIP Berlin program. My friend, Anna, and I woke up fairly early to catch a bus to Leipzig. We decided to go on Sunday just for a day trip. When we got there, we…

Deutschland Blog #8: The American Food Debacle

This past weekend was absolutely beautiful! I took advantage of the nice weather and amazing history in Berlin by spending most of my day hopping from site to site without spending any money. I have been trying to spend less cash lately by bringing my lunch to work and cooking dinner when I get home….

Deutschland Blog #7: Sunburnt. Worth it.

Hey guys! I have had an amazing week even though the weather has been a bit wild. Sunday was a scorcher, but a bunch of us still went out to experience some of the things that Berlin has to offer. We went to Mauerpark which had a huge flea market, food vendors everywhere, and live…

Deutschland Blog #6: Through and Around. Up and Out.

On Sunday, a group of us went to a park. It was a lovely day to spend our weekend even though it had been a bit rainy. We wandered around the entire area and saw some nature. It felt nice to get some fresh air and walk around. Next, we split up. A couple of…

Deutschland Blog #5: The Write Job

Hello all! After my vacation to Prague, it was a bit difficult to get back into the swing of things, but I’m working hard. I’ve been busy typing away and as of this week, I have completed two articles. In addition to writing, I have also been working on spreadsheets of events that are happening…

Deutschland Blog #4: Weekend Getaway to Prague

This week was pretty short for us┬ábecause we had a holiday on Thursday and then most of our employers gave us Friday off so that we could have a long weekend. Half of us decided to take advantage of the long weekend and so we (mostly Lindsey) planned a trip to the city of Prague…