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

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

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

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

Ein Arbeitsplatz für Querdenker: Der Kreativpark in der Lokhalle ist offiziell eröffnet.

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.