Melanie's Journey to Germany

Current Location

Lower Saxony, Germany

Join me on my journey to Lüneburg, Germany! I will be learning the German language at Leuphana Univesrsität (University) and exploring the history and culture of the Lower Saxony region of Germany.


The temperature this week has been beautiful. The dark sky and rain has caused many to complain, but I love it because bright sunlight gives me migraines. 


This journal discusses some of my German family's concerns regarding the large numbers of asylum seekers that have recently entered Germany.

Field Notes

This article is about my German family and their everyday life.


Many American companies, including T-Mobile, Domino's Pizza, and Burger King, do business in Germany.  Some even change their names so that they are easier for Germans to pronounce.