Category: Germany

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Recycling in Germany

I would like to dedicate my last post on recycling in Germany. I select this topic because I think the way Germany promotes recycling is vastly different than in Florida. In Germany, recycling is actively promoted, especially when it comes to bottles. During the trip, even though I brought my own water bottle, I ended ...

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Tschüss, Deutschland and Hello Again, Florida: Reflection

I can’t believe the trip is already over; it went by so quickly! Complaining about it will not reverse time, so for this post, I’ll simply reflect on my experience and share a few facts I learned while abroad. Remember my second post where I briefly mentioned about the lack of air conditioning in Germany? ...

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One Day Trip to Trier: Germany’s Oldest City (#BullsMeetWorld)

Last Saturday, my friend Tatyana and I visited a friend of mine in Trier, the oldest city in Germany. To be honest, hearing how old the city was, I was not expecting much except for Roman ruins and empty streets. Yet, to my surprise, Trier far exceeded my expectations. For this post, I would like ...

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Germany’s Efficient Public Transportation System

For this post, I want to talk about the transportation system in Germany based on what I have observed so far. Germany has various transportation providers such as the InterCity Express (ICE), Flixbus, U-Bahn, etc. The transportation provider that my program uses is called Rheinbahn, which provides bus rides, trams, and local trains at certain ...

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Walking in Dusseldorf

It has been 6 days since I lived in Dusseldorf, Germany. I have to say, there are many things, both ups and downs, that I have experienced in just these past few stays. The one main thing that really surprised me is the lack of air conditioning. But I will discuss that for later. For ...