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
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
Das heiße Wetter am Freitag machte den Studierenden und den Mitarbeitenden der Studierendenwerke im Rahmen des Deutsch-Französischen Programms nichts aus. Gemeinsam machten sie sich auf den Weg zum Belchen.
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
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
Whether you are living in Freiburg or about to come here temporarily for an Erasmus or Exchange, it is impossible not to see a “Bächle” once you are here in any case. So, what is a Bächle? Why do they exist? What kind of role do they play in city life? This post aims to answer these questions and make you familiar with these famous water channels. Weiterlesen
If you want to make the best of a sunny afternoon but do not really want to go far away from Freiburg, there is the perfect place right in the east of old city. You must have sipped a drink in Kanonenplatz against the beautiful view, but did you go all the way up to the Schlossbergturm (Schlossberg tower)? If you have not, I hope you decide to go after reading this! Weiterlesen
Am Freitag, den 22. Juni 2018, feierte der Kreativpark in der Lokhalle seine offizielle Eröffnung. Rund 600 Gäste wurden erwartet, darunter Initiatoren, Sponsoren, eingemietete Jungunternehmer sowie Freunde, Familienmitglieder und Interessierte, um den Kreativpark gemeinsam einzuweihen. Auch der scheidende Bürgermeister Dieter Salomon war vor Ort und begutachtete das Ergebnis.
You have visited same pubs over and over again, walked along Dreisam and been to hiking quite often. Well, maybe it is time to do something different in your next free time –whether on your own or with friends, you should definitely visit Mundenhof Animal and Nature Park. I bet you didn’t even know that the biggest animal park in Baden-Württemberg is so close to you (I did not)! Weiterlesen
The winter is upon us and indoor activities have surely become more attractive. So if you don’t know what to do this weekend you shouldn’t miss the Greenmotions Film Festival in Kommunales Kino in Freiburg! Weiterlesen