Asparagus Season is Here: What’s Up with the Asparagus Craze in Germany

Every season has its own staple fruit or vegetable, for instance when you see pumpkins start to hit the supermarket shelves, you know that autumn is here. In Germany, seeing asparagus (Spargel) in supermarkets, roadside stalls and as newly added special to restaurant menus, it means spring is here! In this post, you can find out more about this craze as well as tips for choosing good asparagus or some simple meal ideas. 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

Bunte Ostern: Kreative Last Minute Geschenkideen

Ostern steht vor der Tür und ihr seid unentschlossen, mit welcher frühlingshaften Kleinigkeit ihr euren Liebsten eine Freude machen könntet? Unter diesen drei ausgefallenen Bastelvorschlägen ist für jeden das passende Präsent dabei. Abgesehen von einigen wenigen Materialien braucht ihr nur ein bisschen Kreativität und habt im Handumdrehen ein österliches Kunstwerk erschaffen.  Weiterlesen

The Japanese Garden at the Seepark

While Seepark itself is a delightful place in all seasons whether for a walk or a picnic, did you know that there is a Japanese Garden inside the Seepark? If you did not, well now you do! I have been there a couple of times in autumn and winter but since the weather has been so warm and pleasant I thought it was time to see the Japanese Garden in spring – hopefully all green and in full bloom. Weiterlesen