One beautiful, hungover (just kidding, Mom and Dad!) Sunday morning I decided to make a day trip to the beautiful little town of Wittenberg, Germany. Wittenberg is the birthplace and hometown of Martin Luther, the Father of the Protestant Reformation. It is where he famously nailed his 95 Theses to the church door citing his criticisms of the Catholic Church at that time. Continue reading “Lutherstadt Wittenberg”
Halloween is mostly a holiday for tourists and English-speakers, or so I’m told. Nonetheless, I found a few fun ways to celebrate the holiday abroad. Continue reading “American Holidays in Germany”
Sorry for being so lame on updating this site over the past few weeks. Hopefully once you know what I’ve been up to, you’ll be able to forgive me! Continue reading “What on Earth has she been up to???”
Last week, me and 18 other students took a “vacation” from Berlin. The trip was an optional program offered and planned by IES. We were there with two of the IES staff.
I’m almost finished with my first week of German intensive courses! The “real” classes won’t begin until October, and until then we have three weeks of intensive German lessons and more orientation stuff most afternoons. Here’s what a typical day looks like for me at this point.