Freiburg Celebrates its 900th Year

Hopefully, 2020 is going to be spectacular for Freiburg. The city is celebrating its 900th birthday this year. Founded in 1120 by  Konrad von Zähringen, Freiburg has had a colourful and eventful history which has made it what it is today: a dynamic spot at the meeting point of three countries. Read this post for further information on highlights and events as well as historical facts about Freiburg! 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

Warms You Up, Keeps Your Meals Colourful: Pumpkin Soup

Soups are a staple food for cold weather; not only they can be consumed for every meal but also, they are a great source of vitamins and a shield against sickness especially when they are made with seasonal produce. One of the stars of this season is pumpkin. They are the harbinger of autumn and available from September to January. You can see pumpkin goodies in bakeries and various kinds of them are on supermarket shelves. Weiterlesen

Witness the University’s Past at the Uniseum

Freiburg owes much to its University. After all, the city is associated with it and its students contribute a great deal to dynamic, colourful and lively city life as well as its economy. Whether you study at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität or you plan to do so in near future (or even if you are a tourist in the city) you should pay a visit to the University Museum – Uniseum, to find out more about this prestigious university’s history. Weiterlesen