Going on exchange is a big decision. There’s a lot of planning that goes into the entire process, and there’s even more after you get accepted. The stress involved with … Continue Reading Two weeks in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
The week that felt like a year. I arrived in Wismar, Germany on the 12th of September and will admit, it wasn’t the most amazing start. I got to my … Continue Reading Mir geht’s gut
Hey! My name is Melissa and I’m currently studying the Masters of Not for Profit and Social Enterprise Management. I’ve just arrived in Berlin to start studying at HTW. Here’s … Continue Reading The Berlin Experience (so far)
Berlin feels like a collective of smaller cities within the city, with endless parks, galleries, neighbourhoods, repurposed buildings and clubs to explore. I have only been here a few weeks, … Continue Reading Berliner Luft
I have been travelling around northern Europe for six weeks already and there are just two weeks left until I arrive in Berlin for my exchange. It’s mid September … Continue Reading Pre-exchange travels – see you soon Berlin!
After almost 2 months of following the Mediterranean Sea, I have finally made it to Berlin where I will begin my exchange semester. I am definately very happy to be … Continue Reading Made it to Berlin
Munich is a beautiful city surrounded by mountains, lakes and fields, full of history with old and interesting buildings, mouth-watering beer and food and I’m sitting here thinking about community.
“…It’s a quiet village” are the unforgettable first few lines of Beauty and the Beast and a song that I can’t stop singing as I walk through the pastel German houses … Continue Reading Little Town
A few months ago, Schwäbisch Gmünd was just another frightening German word that made very little sense to my simple Aussie mouth. This would however, turn out to be the German … Continue Reading Try Pronounce: Schwäbisch Gmünd
Berlin is great. You already knew that. But it is great! Arriving early march was painful, coming from the lovely warm spa town of Baden-Baden in germany’s south. I had … Continue Reading Berlin Beginings
Firstly, whilst Germans are stereotyped for their efficiency, they do not hesitate to schedule their semesters much later than the rest of Europe. This being said, I won’t officially begin … Continue Reading Pre-Semester Travels
To say the least, the beer here in Germany has been my most regularly purchased item. By choice obviously. My name is Matteo and I am on a student exchange … Continue Reading Am I a true Berliner yet?
Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the sun is out and an array of flowers fills the cityscape. It has been 27 days since I arrived in Germany, and … Continue Reading Guten Tag!
After planning for exchange for over one year, I thought the day of departure would never come. Yet in a blink of an eye, three weeks of exchange has swiftly … Continue Reading Quiet Town, Lively Experiences
Being able to study overseas has been something I’ve wanted to do since I started my degree. I applied for Technische Universität München as I have heard amazing things about … Continue Reading München bound
In the past two years, I have been away from home several times. I have travelled alone twice for a month, and another two times with friends. In total, I … Continue Reading Pre departure Jitters