Eu de Cologne 

It’s almost Christmas and I’ve finished most of my projects and completed two finals. I’ve also managed to find an internship for next semester, which is only forty-five minutes away. It was incredibly challenging to juggle my family coming into town whilst studying for some of my finals but now it’s over and we are…

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Christmas is in the air

November is ending, which means that the best time of the year (Christmas) is approaching. Unfortunately, this is the first year I have not celebrated Thanksgiving. Instead, I watched the Hobbit and all of my friends snapstories of food and family. I also takes to my friends and family and just pretended that I was…

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Netflix not chill 

A girl in my class was singing along to Taylor Swifts “22” and when she got to, “I don’t know about you, I’m feeling..” I could not help but think I’m feeling crippling depression and stress. That may be a little dramatic, but I thought it was funny. When they said the 5th semester was…

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And I don’t give a dam

Besides the usual feeling of doubt, stress, and confusion that being a college student requires I was able to go on another trip over the weekend, and this time to Amsterdam. The three days and nights I spent there were filled with laughs, eating, dancing, and exploring the grey city. Let me put it into…

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Oktober is here 

My first week has ended, and I could not believe how many different classes I had attended. I decided to reward myself by going to Oktoberfest in Munich this weekend, and it was a blur of culture and relief seeing familiar faces. I met up with other Rollins students and we got stayed at an…

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Settling in 

I’ve been in Reutlingen, Germany for the past couple of weeks, and classes still haven’t started yet. I’ve done an intensive German language course, which ended last week and just finished orientation. It’s been frustrating, especially since I’ve been watching my friends talk about their classes, that they’ve been in for a month, and actually…

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Auf Wiedersehen America 

Well, it’s finally time for me to leave for Germany. I’ve been expecting it for two years now, and I feel prepared and have said goodbye to all of my friends. My last day in Minnesota I spent kayaking with my brother, and finalizing everything I’ve packed for the past three days. I’m going to…

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