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Heading back to Germany, and what worries me

So in 2 weeks, after a jaunt through a couple of American cities and a 3 day stay in Iceland, I will find myself back at the doorsteps of the town in which I spent my exchange. Most of it, … Continue reading

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5 Reasons To Go On Exchange – Part 2

So in Part 1 I covered travel, friends, and being open-minded, next is……… 4.      NEW STUFF!! As obvious as this may sound, exchange is the best place to start something new. There’s a mentality that comes with exchange, and it … Continue reading

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5 Reasons To Go On Exchange

If you’ve ever held a conversation with me for more than five seconds…

…you probably know that through 2011 and 2012 I spent a year on exchange in Freiburg, a little city (by German standards anyway, Australia would never dignify it with anything more than ‘town’) at the foot of the Black Forest. It was the best year of my life so far, and I was able to branch out and do a lot of stuff that I just wouldn’t have imagined was possible even after having travelled solo through the same country. So I figured I’d give you a few reasons as to why it’s a great idea. Continue reading

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“Getting sad about leaving?”

This is a tough one. I’ve been getting it a lot lately. There have been a few variations. “Gonna miss everyone?”, “Scared about being homesick?”, “Worried about not seeing your family?”. And it’s not that it’s a question that provokes … Continue reading

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Oh Hello

So for the first time, I’m heading into the unknown (minus 5 points for cliché). As a brief explanation, for my entire life I’ve know exactly what I’d be doing the next year. My transition from high school to University … Continue reading

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