German Social Norms I Neither Get Nor Particularly Like

German Social Norms I Neither Get Nor Particularly Like If you’re in Germany in the summer, you won’t get around to seeing at least a few Germans barbecue outside. As soon as barbecue season starts, Germans tend to get crazy, there are portable barbecues in almost every supermarket, with sausages, pork, chicken and other meat […]

Vanessa’s student experience in Rostock   – Day 2  

What I forgot to mention in my last entry is that Vanessa already graduated last year and therefore made her own student life experiences, just not in good old Rostock…  So after our glorious night out, the next day started off with me hitting the A&E of the eye clinic, which is conveniently situated around […]

Vanessa’s student experience in Rostock  – Day 1

  Using the bank holidays as a perfect excuse to have a proper catch up, Vanessa, a friend of mine for many years, decided to visit over Christi Himmelfahrt. For those of you who are not originally from Germany, this bank holiday is generally used by men to celebrate father’s day; however, there’s a strong […]

Glashagen – Back To Nature

Since the internet is swamped with people, who needs to show how happy they are all the time, and how down to earth they are (while taking a sip from their over-priced-Starbucks-coffee-to-go-cup), finding peace in nature and meditations, I thought, there must be people who will love it in Glashagen. Glashagen is not far from […]

Rostocker Artnight in the Old Town

On May, 25th the Rostocker Artnight took place in the Old Town  (by klicking on the link you find recent acitvities and events in the Old Town) where you could walk along the small cobblestoned streets and also into the Nikolai-and Petrichurch to look at new and old art from various local artists. The blue […]

The exhausting life of a student

When you travel to a new city and you are maybe a student yourself, it is always interesting to know how the daily life of students in the city you visit is. Of course, you can even use this knowledge to copy their behavior and feel like a local yourself and maybe get the chance […]