Easy Bike Rental System by VAG: Frelo

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of carsharing websites and apps. The new and more environmentally friendly option that is becoming more and more common is bike rental service apps. Considering that Freiburg is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities, it is no surprise that VAG is about to bring its own bike rental service Frelo into action starting from 17th of May. Read this post to learn more about Frelo! Weiterlesen

Auf den Spuren Josef K.s im Jobcenter – Was Kafkas „Prozess“ und ein Arbeitslosengeld-Antrag gemeinsam haben

Zum Ende des Studiums befinden sich die meisten Studierenden am Übergang zur Berufstätigkeit. Es stehen die Jobsuche, die Bewerbungsphase und – falls man nicht gleich fündig wird – ein Besuch im Jobcenter an, um Arbeitslosengeld zu beantragen. Auch ich habe diese Phasen durchlebt und mich sofort an die Verhaftung aus der Schullektüre von Kafka erinnert. Ist das Jobcenter etwa dasselbe Gericht, vor dem auch Josef K. angeklagt wurde? Weiterlesen

A Perfect Location to Welcome Spring: University’s Botanical Garden

Today it is one of the most peaceful and beautiful places around city center but looking into its history, one can see that the Botanical Garden has faced many challenges and difficulties. In this post, we’ll tell a brief history of the botanical garden and highly recommend that you go and enjoy its beauties as well as its informing guided tours which can be pre-booked. Weiterlesen

4 Outdoor Things You Can Do to Welcome Spring in Freiburg

After Fasnet, during which we chased away the spirits of winter, it is time to celebrate the arrival of spring. Freiburg and its surroundings are without a doubt beautiful in all seasons, but spring is perhaps the prettiest; it is when nature starts to awaken, and days get longer as well as brighter. To get in the spring mood means spending more time outdoors, thus in this post, I present you five activity suggestions to welcome spring and get moving. Weiterlesen