Wordless Wednesday: “Biikefeuer” at the North Sea

Biikefeuer on the beach of St. Peter-Ording (Schleswig-Holstein), photo: Carsten Rehder/dpa   The Biikebrennen (in German), Biikebrånen (in North Frisian) or Pers Awten (in Danish) is an annual celebration held on 21 February in North Frisia, in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and in Southern Jutland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg6Jkkw3hJs More information about this tradition: http://www.nordseetourismus.de/biikebrennen-nordsee

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:28+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Working in Germany|Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday: “Biikefeuer” at the North Sea

One Year in Berlin: An Internship

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo After several weeks of juggling term papers, rugby practices, and even a bit of traveling, I’ve finally seemed to settle back into a somewhat normal rhythm here in Berlin. One major advantage of studying in Europe for a full year (as opposed to one semester) is the [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:43+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Berlin, General, Living in Germany, Study in Germany, Working in Germany|Comments Off on One Year in Berlin: An Internship

How I Got a Fashion Internship in Germany

by Justine Steiner Photo from Gratisogrpahy Finding a German company willing to give an internship to an 18-year-old American girl with no experience and rough German skills isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do. But somehow, I managed to do just that. After being accepted into the Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange Program, my [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:46+00:00 January 8th, 2015|Berlin, Fashion, General, Working in Germany|2 Comments

Expat Life: How I Found a Job and Moved to Germany

by Greg Webb Photo http://www.gratisography.com/ If you had asked me two years ago if I would be here in Cologne, Germany, the fourth largest city in the country, I would have likely laughed in your face and asked, "With what money?!" However, approaching my final year of college and with no clear plans [...]