This and That

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”

Hallo Liebe Familie und Freunden

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”

A little detail…

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…”