In Schwerin you can get a Star!

When my last Blog was about the Schwerin Castle and the different ways people can use and enjoy it, I wrote about the possibility to get married in the castle, for example in the castle church. The Schwerin castle church has an active church community, but if there is no church service or wedding ceremony […]

Schwerin´s Castle from various perspectives

It´s not just the stunning view, there are also other aspects I associate with Schwerin castle. This beaut is used in a formal and an informal way concurrently. On the one hand, you can visit the castle as the seat of the Landtag of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania where politicians legislate day by day. On the other […]

Where To Go For … a Döner

  So, imagine you’ve been shopping all day and are exhausted. Your stomach’s telling you for half an hour already that it’s hungry, but you are too spent to go home and cook. For the most authentic German experience we advise you to go and get a Döner. The Döner was actually invented in Germany […]

Exploring Rostock’s Alternative Side – JAZ

Rostock as a not too big city probably still has (almost) everything you can imagine and could probably need. Like you might already have discovered on this blog or other resources, there are loads of cool places like bars, cafés, public areas which are pretty enjoyable but unfortunately often also a little crowded. So if […]

A chilled way to spend Father’s Day

Eager for ease? Then getting out of the city and spending some lovely time in nature alongside your dad probably sounds appealing, right? At least that was how my father and I wanted to spend our time together on Father’s Day this year. He was able to get away from work temporarily, so we could […]

Where To Go For… Ice Cream

Picture this: You have been shopping all morning in Rostock’s Kröpi, the heart of the city. It is a hot day. The sun is beating down on you. You are delirious, longing for absolution. Where should you go for delicious, cool, life-saving ice-cream? In the city centre, there are several places to choose from. And […]

How To Do: Food and Drinks in Rostock

As a group of four students: two of us German and the other two exchange students from Korea, we decided to create a little guide to show the latter two a local insight to Rostock. Check out our other blogs here and here. Q&A 1. I live in Erich Schlesinger strasse. Where is the nearest café […]

Fröhlich Frozen Yogurt – Refreshing Sin

You’re probably an addict. You’re on sugar. Don’t worry – me too! Sugar fuels every cell in your brain, sugar is a reward to your brain, sugar is addictive. It is tough to break your habits, especially when it comes to the consumption of this sweet motherf*cker. You know that feeling when you get a […]

The Rostock Seawolves: my Journey to Basketball

This might come as a surprise to many of you, but sport in Rostock isn’t just about football and FC Hansa Rostock. There are loads of other great teams doing different sports who just aren’t the main stream’s centre of attention. But let me tell you they’re equally fascinating. As I grew up in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, […]

Sushilicious

Rostock and sushi!? Granted, that particular Japanese delicacy is not the first thing that pops up in one’s mind when thinking of a North-eastern German city, but it actually makes an aweful lot of sense to combine the omnipresent fish dishes of Rostock with the cuisine of the Far East. Even I have to admit […]