Rubber Ducks’ Escape from the Bathtubs of Güstrow

If you visit the relatively small town of Güstrow near the A19 motorway during autumn, you might just get there in time for their annual Rubber Duck Race. Hundreds of tiny yellow rubber ducks are taken from their natural habitat of the homely bathtub, dumped into a river running through Güstrow’s park by the castle, […]

Parks and Recreation

(K)nope, not talking about these guys! Unfortunately, Leslie and her gang have not made it to Rostock, yet. But, Rostock’s own Parks Department does the job just as well — if not even better. Looking at Rostock from above, you will not only see a lot of green in-between buildings and blocks, but also many […]

The smoothly Bowl

  Oh man! It’s raining again! The weather service doesn’t seem to be that honest with their forecasts. Nevermind. The fact is: the whole plan i set up for this evening with my friends will be drowned. Sigh. I don’t like to sit in a flat again and do nothing only because the weather sucks. […]

A berry funny day

It was a beautiful Saturday in May; the sun was shining high in the sky; the birds were singing in the trees; children were playing outside, laughing happily… And what was I doing? Sitting inside, inside at my desk, inside brooding over some tasks for university. My gaze kept wandering to the window and the […]

Another Place to Cool Down

You don´t like salt water? The beach is too crowded for you today? You don’t like the chlorine in the water of the Neptunschwimmhalle? Well – I´m sorry –  then you cannot swim at all. Have fun sweating 😉   …JUST KIDDING! There is still a great opportunity to cool you down! The Flussbad of […]

HIGHLAND GAMES

Wednesday | 8th June | FANAM Sports Party I have a hot tip for you if you don’t know what to do tomorrow evening. You are very welcome to visit us – the students of the English language – at our HIGHLAND GAMES! What can you expect? The English students association called FANAM organised jolly […]

Kubb, Beer and Barbecue

Have you found yourself asking the following question: ‘why are these people throwing wooden bars around in the harbor?’ Well, if you didn’t know the answer, here it comes: They are playing Kubb and enjoying the sundown at the harbor. Kubb is a game that originated from the Scandinavians. Two teams oppose each other, and […]