Being Vegan in Rostock

Eating meat, eggs and dairy is pretty much still seen as eating a “normal“ diet in Germany. Most shops also sell these products, so you actually don’t really need to worry were to shop, at least in terms of availability. Being vegan or being on a plant-based diet, however, can be a bit more difficult. […]

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 […]


It’s Sunday afternoon, you want to hang out with your friends, but can’t find any beer in your house. You open the fridge, but there’s no food in it. All shops are closed on Sundays, so all you can do, is to buy the stuff overwhelmingly overpriced at the next gas station. No, wait! There […]

Shopping + Coffee = Liebreiz

I’ve always walked by Liebreiz (which can be translated as “charm”) thinking that I definitely needed to go there sometime. But – as  things always are  – I had never been…until last week! What to expect: I find this place quite appealing, since it’s a mix of café and store. One half of it can be used to […]

Kröpeliner Straße – the Heart of Rostock

The „Kröpeliner Straße“ is located in the center of Rostock. It’s the main shopping mile and the start and endpoints are the „Neuer Markt“ and the „Kröpeliner Tor“. You’ll find lots of shops, bakeries, cafés, smaller restaurants and of course the usual fast food facilities. Along the street is the main building of our University, a […]