06.07.16 • eleven days to go until i kick off my year abroad with my summer placement as a resort rep in the netherlands! i’m nervous but so excited, so to prepare i’m making some lists in my bullet journal re: what to take and things i need to do on my arrival. i can’t wait!
…The awkward moment when you try to tell your classmate that during the Easter holidays your cousins normally go skiing but accidentally tell her that during the Easter holidays your cousins normally prostitute themselves.
Many people here in Germany ask me why I wanted to do an exchange, and i always tell them this: because by experiencing new places and culture that are completely alien to my own, I gain respect and a total new perspective for the world that we live in.
I’ve been in spain for 3 weeks & today a woman approached me on the street asking for directions to a particular nightclub and I understood everything she said and was able to explain to her that I haven’t been here long and don’t know many of the club’s around here.
Also I ordered lunch by myself in a café and the waiter understood everything I said.
Just now I heard some girls discussing a grammar point on an essay they have to write in english and I asked them if they needed any help with it.