Had a sleepover at a ex-teacher's place, had some fun and got to know more of the classmates. But I was also reminded of the dangers of drinking.
Hey guys, in this post I'm just going to jot down some of my experiences here so far and what I've been thinking about these past few days. If you've seen Instagram posts or blog posts of my fellow exchange students, most of it is fun-filled and positive! It is true that being on an… Continue reading Being An Exchange Student
As mentioned in the last post, there was a long weekend because of Himmelfahrt, so we had a 4-day weekend! The weekends in the host family I am currently living in are usually pretty chill and slow paced, everybody's waking up later than normal and usually we don't do much the whole day. But during… Continue reading Baking w/ Lena
On the 25th of May was both Ascension Day & Father's Day in Germany. But the funny thing is, people usually don't celebrate with their fathers on this day. Usually people would have barbeques or organize little trips and parties to celebrate with their friends. So that's what my host brother, Maxi and his friends… Continue reading Himmelfahrt & Vatertag
I took this on the train that was otw from Bremen to Hannover which took about 2 hours Sorry guys for such a late update but I have been busy settling in. Yes, I am settling in because I am currently now living with a new host family which lives in the vicinity of Hannover.… Continue reading A New Hope
Sometimes things come unexpectedly, whether good or bad. Due to unforeseen circumstances, I ran into a situation of needing a change of my host family. As for why, I would briefly describe it as a vast difference in expectation and reality. It was not because of anyone's wrong-doing but a mere case of being unprepared for situations… Continue reading Transitions.
Hello everybody, I would first like to apologize because of my lack of posts as things have been getting busier and I need to take a little break to get things straight. But from now on hopefully, things will be on track and I'll be posting as often as I get the chance to do so.… Continue reading Wattenmeer & Muttertag
From 29.04.2017 (Saturday) to 01.05.2017 (Monday) in Schaufenster Fischereihafen, Bremerhaven which translates to the Shop Window Fishery Harbour, was held an annual fish party. And yes, on the 1st of May as well because on Erste Mai, it was Tag der Arbeit (or what we know as labour day) so it was a public holiday. So my host… Continue reading the Shop Window Fishery Harbour
On the 23rd of April (Sunday), there was an open ship event and my host family and I went to attend the event cause it was a once in a lifetime chance to go on a ship that has been on countless journeys through seas & ice. On that fine Sunday morning, I was wondering why we had to… Continue reading Polarstern
Disclaimer: this post is pretty lengthy so be prepared. The elephant statue in Antikolonialdenkmal, Bremen It was first at the LOC (Late Orientation Camp) organized by AFS where I heard word about this Elephant Party go 'round. I was pretty intrigued by the name as all I thought when I heard about it was why the… Continue reading The Elephant