Category: Germany

“Hey! Are you American?”

“Are you American?” That is one question I have been on the receiving end of multiple times while abroad. At the beginning of the term while I was trying to register for sports I was joking around with the employees at the desk like I always do. After the interaction, I was approached by another ...

Awaiting a Break

This was quite a short week before the big holiday week. I went through my usual routine of working on weekly lab reports with my team members. There were some noteworthy events that occurred however. Fall/Winter Drexel co-op job search opened up recently and I applied to five jobs leaning toward my interest in pharmaceuticals. ...

Cleaning and Wondering

The countdown to the last month of my program begins. This week I have accomplished two major goals: cleaning the bathroom and traveling to Berlin. Since I live at home with my parents, I have never really took the opportunity to do basic chores like cleaning since my parents always took care of these tasks ...

German Movie Theaters & Work

Another exciting week at Bochum but I did not go on too many adventures this time. I went to see Avengers: Infinity War because one of the other program participants recommended that we go to it. It was played in Union Film Theater Bochum a movie theater located in Bermudadreieck, a collection of shops and ...

I Haven’t Been Eating Much

I love food. Food is the sustenance for my existence and it can harbor an abundance of joy. Why I haven’t been eating much is contributed to a couple factors. One reason is just my schedule. During the first week, there was so much going on every single day. For any students coming into the ...

Writing and a Zurich Journey

Another week of “fun” and long lab reports and an interesting trip to Zurich. I worked on a group lab report with my classmates involving the lab I mentioned in my earlier blog post titled “Exploration Beyond the Bubble”. Writing this report was an extremely time consuming process. I worked with two other classmates on ...

Nuremberg for a Weekend

For a weekend, I was debating between Stuttgart and Nuremberg. I chose Nuremberg because of Nuremberg Trials Courthouse and Nuremberg Castle. I left early Saturday morning and arrived around noon. I was struck by how pretty the city was literally as soon as I exited the main train station. My first stop was the Nuremberg ...