ICC Day 2018 and our first self-organized workshop!

The ICC Day organized by ICC Belgium took place on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 but this time, I didn't plan to attend this ICC day as a normal participant; instead, I offered them to help organizing a workshop on traveling abroad, which was gladly accepted! As Silke also came up with a similar idea, we … Continue reading ICC Day 2018 and our first self-organized workshop!

A trip to Switzerland and my first Couchsurfing experiences

I already heard a lot about Couchsurfing and I must admit that the idea of staying with foreign people at their places sounded suspicious to me. But at some point, I decided to try it out anyway. In fact, some of my friends already tried it before and told me a lot of positive things … Continue reading A trip to Switzerland and my first Couchsurfing experiences

Celebrating newyear’s eve in Belgium

Nope! This time, it's not one of those traditional ICC Newyear's parties. I was invited to join a private meet-up organized by Silke and Julien in Roeselare, Belgium together with some friends from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the UK. ย  I met up with Philipp and Yannik (from Germany) in Cologne on board the … Continue reading Celebrating newyear’s eve in Belgium

Chaotic journeys in- and outside the Netherlands

I actually just planned to visit Eva, Youssri and some other friends of mine for a weekend in Zeist, the Netherlands from August 25th until August 27th, 2017. This time, however, the communication of the assistance in Hamburg and Amsterdam Schiphol turned out to be a disaster! For the first time - at least as … Continue reading Chaotic journeys in- and outside the Netherlands

An adventurous trip to Sweden and loads of Swwedish public transport companies!

From July 14th until July 17th, I visited Saman, a good old friend in Sweden whom I haven't met eversince my first ICC in Riga. Because booking a flight ticket for two ways was quite expensive, I chose to travel by train which took 16 hours and was very adventurous! As for the way back, … Continue reading An adventurous trip to Sweden and loads of Swwedish public transport companies!

22nd International Camp On Communication And Computers

The 22nd ICC took place from July 25th until August 3rd, 2016 in Dresden, Germany. This time, however, it was handier to travel by train than by airplane. As a plus, eversince I linked my bank account with PayPal, it was less than a problem for me to book the tickets myself. As for the … Continue reading 22nd International Camp On Communication And Computers

ICC 2015 in Zeist, the Netherlands

Before we get to the article, be sure to check these ICC2015-related videos: NL for Netherlands, ICC2015: a video by the Croacian delegation VICTA trip to ICC 2015 in Zeist, Netherlands (UK) Time for another report on ICC, this time at the Bartimรฉus institute in Zeist, the Netherlands... This took place from July 27th until … Continue reading ICC 2015 in Zeist, the Netherlands

First contact with ICC Belgium, and an unforgettable ICC day!

On November 14th 2014, ICC Belgium organized an ICC day and invited some international guests to come to Belgium for the weekend. Adrian and I decided to come and stay together, so we quickly began arranging our journey. We got a sleeping place organized at one of the ICC Belgium staff member's house, and whereas … Continue reading First contact with ICC Belgium, and an unforgettable ICC day!

My first experiences with ICC

ICC-Camp stands for International Camp On Communication And Computers. It is an annual event for young blind or partially sighted students from all over Europe and other countries outside Europe, such as Japan. For me, I can say that ICC has a huge influence on my entire life, eversince my first participation; and for all … Continue reading My first experiences with ICC

First experiences traveling by train and getting independent outside of Marburg

Pretty soon, after I came to Marburg, I got used to traveling by train, as well as typical Deutsche Bahn situations. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Until April 2012, however, either one of my parents, relatives or people we got to know in Marburg who traveled to the north as well picked me up to accompany me on the … Continue reading First experiences traveling by train and getting independent outside of Marburg