So Summer Holidays have begun! And on the first day of summer holidays, which was the June 22, the monthly Bremen exchange student gathering known as the Elephant, was on. Thankfully, I had a special Schüler Ferien Ticket which allowed me to travel the whole Lower Saxony area throughout the 6-week long Summer holiday for… Continue reading The Elephant: Saying Goodbye
It has been 100 days since I've left home for a life-changing adventure. 100 days since I set foot on German ground. 100 Days since I've had my comfort zone all around me. 100 consecutive mornings I've waken up not being in my own bed. 99 nights not sleeping in my own room. This is… Continue reading 100th
Every foreign exchange student that goes on an exchange with AFS will be assigned a liaison person, LP for short. This person is supposedly your "best friend". They'll be something like a middleman between the student and AFS. Problems faced and the current situation that the student is facing will be told to the LP… Continue reading Hannover trippin’
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