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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Hansa Rostock – the love of my life

You can find the heart and soul of football (the one with a round ball) in North-Eastern Germany right here in Rostock. F.C. Hansa Rostock inherited a place in the German top-flight of the Bundesliga for 12 years, making it the most successful club of the former German Democratic Republic after the fall of the […]