Olivia's Journey to Germany

Current Location

Rome, Italy

History, nature, and art: Berlin has it all! I'm so excited to study German and international studies here, and I hope you'll join me as I explore all the culture and fun it has to offer.


Who knew one week could include avalanches, parks made from World War II rubble and traditional German streetfood? Learn here about how my week unfolded.


Although it's hard to believe, my time studying abroad in Berlin is coming to an end. Read on to see what I learned and where I'm off to next. Bis später, Berlin, or see you later, Berlin!

Field Notes

Read here to find out how I saw a plant in Berlin that usually only grows in the desert!


Can you imagine 2,000 years ago? That's when Trier was founded— by the Romans in 15 B.C. It's now modern, but some remnants of ancient times remain. Check out what Germany's oldest town looks like!