I came to America with the mindset of trying out new things…

I came to America with the mindset of trying out new things…   … so when the spring came I decided to join Track & Field. I’ve always thought of it as a boring sport, but I ended up loving it! I met amazing people, not only from my grade but from grades below and above as well, and strengthened … Read More

This was an unforgettable trip with my host parents to Florida

This was an unforgettable trip with my host parents to Florida

This was an unforgettable trip with my host parents to Florida   I was really excited when I heard that my host parents are planning on going on winter vacation. First it was just to do a mission in Haiti but later they have decided that they might go to Florida before they go to Haiti. They asked me if … Read More

Reds Baseball Game

Reds Baseball Game

Reds Baseball Game   The first weekend of May, some other exchange student and I, Beke, went to Cincinnati for a weekend to watch a Reds Baseball Game. After we arrived in Cincinnati at noon, we had some free time at two different malls and lunch at Cheesecake Factory. One thing I really enjoy about those trips is that you … Read More

It’s been the hardest and also the best year of my life

It’s been the hardest and also the best year of my life   I still can’t believe today was the last day of the best 🇺🇸 high school 💙. This year has been an emotional, crazy roller coaster. It’s been the hardest and also the best year of my life. I’m so thankful for this experience and people I’ve met. … Read More

Having a sister

Having a sister   With my American host family I gained something I thought I would never have – a sister. Back in my country it was only me and my younger brother and I’ve always wanted to know what is “sisterhood“ like. This little dream came true as I joined the Bennet’s family. First of all, we were sharing … Read More

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