Willkommen in Berlin
Aug15

Willkommen in Berlin

Today was my first full day in Berlin. I was supposed to arrive early Saturday morning, but due to delayed flights I arrived Sunday evening. Directly after my arrival, along with two friends, our group of University of Alabama students went to a restaurant just down the street from Humboldt Universität, our host university for the summer. While we were there, we were able to view the Germany vs. Slovakia soccer game with many very...

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Saying Bye to Berlin
Aug10

Saying Bye to Berlin

Berlin is a city of immense diversity and many different cultural influences. I am grateful to have experienced all of them during my stay.  Finishing my class at the Humboldt University made me feel both proud and sad. I learned a lot from the class, and it was taught so differently from any class I had ever taken in the U.S.. The techniques our professor used were very interactive. We had to engage with our classmates and work on...

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Czech, please
Jul28

Czech, please

One of the perks of living in Europe is the ease of accessibility to other countries. In most cases, for less than one hundred Euros you can travel across national borders. Since I’m studying in Berlin, I decided to spend my free weekend in Prague. Along with some friends I had met through the program, I started booking a hotel and bus to Prague. Upon arrival I was shocked at the amount of architecturally stunning buildings. As...

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