Germany: The Adjustment Period

I have been in Potsdam for a little over a week, and I am loving it!! The palaces in Potsdam are all amazing (I suggest you all google Potsdam, Germany palaces). The day I arrived in Berlin, Laura, my buddy – like an Ole Miss Global Ambassador – met me at the airport and helped…

Germany: Food, Food, Food

Typically, people think of German food as sausage, beer, pretzels, sauerkraut and the like. Don’t get me wrong, that’s historically German food. However (and I’m sure this is true virtually everywhere you would visit or study), there is so much more to it than that! Look at the photo above and tell me whether or…

Germany: Weekend Trip to Hamburg

Finally making my first post here, so let’s hit the ground running. Earlier this year, I went on a weekend trip to Hamburg with about 35 other international students from the Universit├Ąt Potsdam. (The photo is me with my buddy Bilgin, from Turkey. We’re sitting on an old balcony in the park that overlooks one…