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By Tiernan G.
A host family switch is often seen as the worst case scenario for many exchange students. In preparation for our year, we talked through countless possible host family conflicts and...keep reading
  • Weihnachtsmärkte (Christmas Markets)
    By Samantha J.
    Germany loves Christmas! Because there’s no Thanksgiving here, Christmas decorations started going up nearly half-way through November. One of the biggest ways Germany celebrates Christmas is with Weihnachtsmärkte (Christmas markets)...keep reading
  • November
    By Tiernan G.
    It’s definitely been a minute since I wrote a blog post. I’ve been holding out because I wanted to write about Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving was almost a week ago. To be...keep reading
    By Samantha J.
    I haven’t really been “home-sick” since my first week with my host family. Today was the first day in a while that I’ve truly felt a bit home-sick. That’s because...keep reading
  • Hannover for the Day
    By Samantha J.
    Mariel came to visit me this weekend, so on Saturday, we took the train to Hannover together. This was supposed to be simple. We only had to switch trains once,...keep reading
  • Trip to Hamburg
    By Samantha J.
    This weekend I took a trip to Hamburg with Experiment. My host sister, Josie, came with me, which was really fun. We took the train to Hamburg on Friday night,...keep reading