Last Saturday me and four friends took a little day trip to Erfurt and Weimar, two cute little German cities deep in Thuringia. Continue reading “Erfurt and Weimar: An excursion into Thuringia”
Kölnsch Karneval/Carnival in Cologne
The weekend of November 11 I made a weekend trip to Cologne to visit a friend. I had no idea it was the first weekend of Karneval. Continue reading “Kölnsch Karneval/Carnival in Cologne”
My Berlin life: Settling into a routine
I’ve been in Berlin for just over a week, and 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.