When we arrived at Mannheim, we did not only find generous welcome gifts, but also lovely Helga, the rabbit, for cuddling as well a spacious, clean apartment. It was very well located for excursions to Heidelberg, Speyer, Worms, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, the Rhine valley or even the Alsace or the Black Forest. Mannheim itself has a beautiful baroque castle. We felt at home and could always ask Bianca if there were any questions, she also had a lot of tips and advice on how to spend our time or where to eat. We would like to thank the whole family for this wonderful exchange!