Fasnet in Freiburg – What is it all about?

You may have successfully survived the exam period but be aware that the next few days in Freiburg won’t be any less crazy: the main events of the so-called “fifth season” start this Thursday! Call it Fasnet, Fastnacht, Carnival or Fasching – there are many different traditions around this time of year, but the Swabian-Alemannic Fasnet celebrations are definitely a sight worth seeing and attract crowds of spectators every year. Weiterlesen

Five Winter Smoothies on Student Budget

Every student goes through busy periods during their studies. During these times our days are full of hassling with papers, exams and projects. When this is the case it is common for many to neglect the vitamin intake or gravitate towards easier, to-go options which are usually full of additive sugar, packaged in plastic and way pricier than home-made versions. But there is a solution: making your own. Here are five smoothie recipes even the lazy ones can make at home. Weiterlesen

Tips For a Successful Tandem Partnership

As you will hear often when learning a new language, to speak fearlessly is essential to become eventually fluent in that language. However, this can be daunting, and you might not know whom to speak to when you want to have more than small talk. So, you find a tandem partner. Great! But how do you make sure the partnership works for both parties? Here are some tips for a successful language exchange! Weiterlesen

STUDIWERK AM HERD: Winterliches Plätzchen-Rezept

Egal, wo man hingeht, man sieht Lebkuchen und Spekulatius, riecht den Glühwein auf dem Weihnachtsmarkt und sieht bunt leuchtende Lichterketten, die die Stadt erhellen. Bald ist es also wieder soweit und Weihnachten steht vor der Tür. Woran denkt Ihr, wenn Ihr das Wort Weihnachten hört? Wir denken an einen schön geschmückten Weihnachtsbaum, an Schnee auf den Straßen und natürlich an selbstgebackene Kekse und Plätzchen.