Category Archives: traveling

Geocaching Milestones

As this whole blog has been rather in-active during the last 2 years (that’s pretty much the point where I started being active in student representation … coincidence?), there’s not been a lot of talk about anything but the role … Continue reading

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Philly: 6 students and a cat

Something Josef and I could agree on is that our travel itinerary was not perfect. Still, our timing for Philadelphia was, because this way, Marisha was able to host us. Well, Marisha wasn’t even there for the whole time, but … Continue reading

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DC: Staying with a NASA engineer

We did quiet some searching for couches in Washington, DC, but still didn’t manage to find a host. In the end, I posted an Open Couch Request, a rather new tool on Couchsurfing. Before it was invented, people who did … Continue reading

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Interlude: the Falls and Pittsburgh

So after not much more than 36 hours, we sai “Good-Bye to Stefanie and got back on the road. Just before she had helped us to find a couch for Pittsburgh: there is this girl, Laurie, who will be staying … Continue reading

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Two Cats and a Subcrawl

After the – kind of obligatory – odyssey through the neighborhoods and  motorway exits, we made it to Stefanie and her cats Milow and Misterio. To honor our stay in Toronto, she organized a Pubcrawl through some of the lowest … Continue reading

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Montreal: First Snow!!

As I mentioned in the last sentences of the post about Boston, my phone decided not to guide us to Annick’s doorsteps, and I had to make do with the maps it had saved while creating the route. When we … Continue reading

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Boston: two trails and a lot of fish.

So it’s a sunny though not too warm Sunday morning and we’re having breakfast in Boston, one of the oldest cities in the USA. Its city center is really interesting, as it consists of a lot of rather old buildings, … Continue reading

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