I have 23 minutes until I have to leave for school, so I decided to see if I can speed up my posting process. The past few posts have each taken over an hour to write, and I’m sure I can reduce that if I make an attempt. To make this easier, I am writing a recap post (also because I already said I would). Here goes! Continue reading “Time challenge”
The gorgeous, rolling landscapes of Germany provide an ideal backdrop for a vibrant lifestyle filled with peace and happiness. I am still adjusting to this unbelievably comfortable lifestyle, and being the easy-to-please lifelover that I am, I have very few criticisms. I am, however, entirely able to comment on the aspects of German life that stand out the most, particularly to one who has never before left the North American continent. I will fill you in on vehicular habits, insects, and a few stereotypes that Californians may have about Germans. Continue reading “This and That”
I’m terribly sorry for making you wait for so long for another blog post, but I have been extremely busy since classes began. On Monday we took our placement test to determine what class we will be in during German “boot camp,” and I scored rather well despite having taken only one semester of German, so I have a ton of catching up to do. In the meantime, I have been taking lots of photos and attempting to remember the things I’d like to post about when I finally get around to it. I appreciate your patience. Continue reading “Hallo Liebe Familie und Freunden”
I could not have imagined how much I would enjoy it here, and I am constantly being blown away by the incredible things this country has to offer. I have been here for less than five days, but it feels like at least a week. There are lots of differences between Germany and the US, as one might imagine, and I will attempt to tell you a bit about a few things, such as toilets, recycling, beer, water, and food. Continue reading “A little detail…”
Some photos from my first few days in Tübingen.