Category: Germany

Refugee Stories

Thanks to the Transatlantic Outreach Program and the Fulbright fellowship I participated in, I’ve been able to bring many lessons

Simply the Best

Even though our group had an early flight (except for the three of us who would be staying in Europe),

The Rest of the Story

There was so much more to our TOP Tour than the few posts I’ve written. Here are a few highlights

Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum

It was the only cool and rainy day of our two-week TOP Tour when we rode the train to Oranienburg, about


Berlin is amazing. After spending a week traveling between villages and small cities, our TOP Tour allowed us to experience

The Living Room

Wohnzimmer It simply means living room. This is the name of a project in Fulda, a city in central Germany.

Before the Deluge

The torrent began the moment the ref blew the final whistle. Buckets upon buckets of water fell from the sky.

Going to Schule

I’ve had the chance to meet with students and teachers at three German schools during this TOP Tour. I’ve learned

A Powerful Lesson from Students

One of the privileges of participating in this TOP Tour in Germany is having access to people, places, and stories

Seeing in the Dark

I felt the cane pushing between my feet and the wall in front of me. I heard cars honking and

Summer School

So I guess it’s too soon to take another year off (or is it?). In the meantime, I’ve been researching