I have the best host family anyone could ever imagine

I have the best host family anyone could ever imagine   Exactly 6 months ago, I came to the US to start my exchange year. I was so excited that I thought I wouldn’t be homesick or miss anything at all in Germany. And when I was at the airport with my family, that made me realize that I’m going … Read More

Aloha from Hawaii!

Aloha from Hawaii!   A few weeks ago, I, Annika, packed my suitcase and flew from Las Vegas to Honolulu, Hawaii. I flew alone, but as soon as I arrived, I made new friends with all the other exchange students in my Hawaii trip. The first thing you hear when you arrive is‚ “Aloha!”, doesn’t that sound like a dream … Read More

This is an opportunity to live your best life

This is an opportunity to live your best life   When people asked me before embarking on this incredible journey, if I was scared, the first fear I mentioned was not fitting into my host family, which is, to my understanding, one of the worries every student has. You are literally hopping on a plane, perhaps even for the first … Read More

I have learned so much about myself

I have learned so much about myself   When I left home, I had to leave my comfort zone. Say goodbye to my everyday life in Denmark and start a completely new life for 10 months. Saying I was nervous would be an understatement, I was terrified. But I knew that I was going to have the year of my … Read More

My dreams truly came true

My dreams truly came true   My exchange year is the best experience of my life till now. There are many memories what I have made during my exchange year in the States, but the best were from Disneyworld, Orlando. My host family and I were spending a lot of time to prepare all things that we needed to have … Read More

We have a relationship for life

We have a relationship for life   The time is running so fast. I can’t believe that my American adventure is already half way over. When I decided to do exchange I was excited but also little scared. Who would not be if he is so far from home? However, since the first minute here I loved it. It is … Read More

I’m literally living a dream

I’m literally living a dream   Hi, my name is Samara and I’m a 17 years old girl from Brazil. My experience in America has been amazing! I’m literally living a dream. Everyone knows that is hard get used to a new culture in another country especially when you’re “alone”, but I can tell for sure that all the struggles … Read More

Unbelievable Experience in Minnesota!

Unbelievable Experience in Minnesota!   Could you tell how lucky I am? – Minnesota, not a really known state around the world. Cold, cloudy, snowy… but there it was, The Super Bowl LII. Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, but pretty sad that the Vikings couldn’t make it… It has been a game that I always wanted to watch. I … Read More

We’re in the middle of something most people could only dream about

We’re in the middle of something most people could only dream about   It very clear to me that we’re all just searching for something “perfect”. Sadly, the pursuit of happiness, makes us blind. We forget how much we really have. I’m guilty myself. We start taking things for granted, because life’s filled with new and breathtaking opportunities. And these … Read More

Studying abroad for a year changes you in multiple ways

Studying abroad for a year changes you in multiple ways   My experience started long time ago, with the idea of studying abroad. From there my mom and I began a huge process of applications and medical insurances. The effort was big but it drove me into this crazy year. The biggest emotion was when I just got off the … Read More