it’s the most wonderful time of the year

Late November to Christmas is as this song says ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Well not if you’re away from home. Although I will say that me being the resourceful person I am had Friendsgiving con los papis from Spain who are here for one semester, and therefore still have life in…

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Cigarettes on cigarettes, my mama think I stank

Smoking here in Germany is very common, so common in fact that I have gotten used to the second hand smoke, and when we do go out the smell always stains my clothes. Maybe I should pick better friends to be around but nah. As of today, my favorite quote has been this “Mauricio tobacco…

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Germany bound

And so my trip begins So August 25st has finally come around. It is finally the day to fly to Germany. It was an extra long summer break seeing as how my fall semester would start once I arrived in Germany. The future is bleak and I don’t know what to expect, but the pressure is good for…

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#4

Dear Diary,   This is my last day here in Münster and it is very bitter sweet. I think of all the people I met in this past month, all the German I’ve spoken, and all of the experiences I’ve had and it makes me glad to have been apart of this program. Although with…

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#3

Dear diary,   One of the biggest things that has interested me is the cultural communication, here in Germany. Not only in speaking German, but also in what is considered ok to demonstrate or speak about. In the U.S. There are various rules about what can be advertised and demonstrated to the people. One of…

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Journal entry zwei

Dear Diary,   So it’s been two weeks since I have arrived here and Germany, and now I think I’m starting to become German. Not only am I speaking German with people in school or at home, but I am also becoming accustomed to the German way of living. There are big differences here that…

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