Midpoint Reflections

Being about midterms, and having no rest last week, I used this week as a break. I didn’t have anything planned and was just going to relax. It happened to be the first weekend of the Freimarkt, Bremen’s Oktoberfest, so I did stroll around there, and go to see some fireworks. Since I don’t have…

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Bonjour, from Paris!

Since October 3 is the National German Day of Unity (basically their fourth of July), we didn’t have classes. That meant we got an extra 2 days of traveling this weekend! We decided to spend the weekend in Paris! We took the bus overnight Thursday. With all the traveling we have done with Flixbus, we…

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Celebrating Oktoberfest (in September)

Studying in Germany, I definitely felt obligated to go to Oktoberfest.  Since it isn’t actually in October, but rather the end of September, we only had a short amount of time to plan a trip. We managed to squeeze in one day September 22. An overnight bus from Bremen to Munich was about 12 hours…

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Long Days and Sleepless Nights

I have officially been her for 3 weeks! A lot has happened, so buckle up for a big one. The weekdays have been filled with classes and learning about new topics, cultures, and ideas. The weekends we have spent traveling around Germany and some other countries. I started off small by touring Bremen. Our school…

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Auf Wiedersehen, America!

The papers were signed, the plane was booked, and with less than a week until I left, everything was going great! It was my last day of work for the summer, and I had quite the stumble. I broke my elbow, got two stiches in my lip, and scraped up my knee up. This posed…

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