BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein

Rheingasse 2, Basel, Basel, CH-4005, Switzerland | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Basel

Huningue, France

A travel blog entry by theworldisabook

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Another travel day. Tonight we sleep in Huningue, France as we wait for our flight back to Lisbon, Portugal before heading home. After an easy and stress-free train trip from Linthal to Basel, Switzerland, we find ourselves in the middle of an industrial village in France along the Rhine River, overlooking Germany. Not much happening here, so at 5:30pm, after a stroll through town, over the Rhine to Germany and back again, we are lounging in the ...

Freiburg Faithful

A travel blog entry by caylameinert

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... and listen to a debate on the current situation in Syria. Although, I was not particularly super interested in either of the topics, it was definitely a memorable experience.

Instead of going away this weekend, some friends and I decided to stay in Freiburg and attend the SC Freiburg Soccer Game. The weather was rather ****** all weekend, but it turned out to be quite the weekend...

Friday, Isa and I were invited by ...

Not all who wander are lost

A travel blog entry by caylameinert

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... I have been consuming, I decided to get some exercise. I climbed up the bell tower of the Münster with some friends. Over 200 steps later and a bit winded, we got to see a beautiful view of the city.

After trying out two new clubs and a few different bars and restaurants this weekend I've learned a few things.
1. My German is quite embarrassing. After meeting locals and attempting to have the most basic conversation in German, they often respond to me ...

The "Study" Part of Study Abroad

A travel blog entry by caylameinert

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In my attempt to juggle the triangle of socializing, schoolwork, and sleeping I have been too busy to even sit down and think about writing anything about my last few days here. Now in the third day of the intensive seminar/language orientation phase, I now really understand why they call it "intensive." The past 3 days have consisted of 3 hours of a political science seminar learning about the history of the EU and 2 hours of German class... ...

Beer, Food, and Churches...

A travel blog entry by caylameinert

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Now in my third day here and just about over the jet lag and tiredness, it's finally beginning to feel real. During the rush of orientation and trying to learn my way around the city, it didn't actually feel like I was in Germany. Despite the change in scenery and language around me, it somehow still had not completely hit me.

After spending an evening walking around the town (including the shopping district of course), ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Altstadt Kleinbasel area of Basel, is near Naturhistorisches Museum, Museum of Ethnology (Museum der Kulturen Basel), Fischmarktbrunnen, and Arcados.
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