Mom visits, Susquehanna help, and reflection

A few weeks ago, I called my mom from Berlin and hung up in tears because I was so homesick. Last week, my mom came out to Freiburg to visit me and bring me a little piece of home. It was so nice to see her! I got to see the city through new eyes … Continue reading Mom visits, Susquehanna help, and reflection

Managing Costs

Real talk: studying abroad can get expensive! This is the closest I’ve ever gotten to living on my own, and I don’t have family meals, a ride, a dining hall, or someone to discourage me from making impulse purchases. Over the past month and a half, I have learned a lot about how I can … Continue reading Managing Costs

Freiburg First Impressions and Mental Health

I made it to Freiburg! After surviving my (somewhat convoluted) travel route, I can say that I have been in 4 countries within 48 hours. During the flights and train rides, I felt rather calm and somewhat numb, which is way better than I could have imagined I would feel. Other than the occasional breathlessness … Continue reading Freiburg First Impressions and Mental Health