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Wofür seid ihr dankbar?

I know we are well into the Christmas season, but I want to go back to Thanksgiving last month for this blog post. As a part of my ambassador project, I wanted to share the very traditional and cultural American holiday of Thanksgiving to those here in Germany.  475 more words

"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?" Vincent van Gogh

Who wants to live their life afraid? Definitely not me. The reason most of you are probably reading this is because you want to check up on me in Germany. 344 more words

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The One with the Holiday Armadillo...

Good ‘ol Southern-Mid-West America. I do have to say, I miss driving, but I do not miss Texas speed bumps (a.k.a armadillos for all my not-so-up-on-Southern-slang friends). 1,034 more words

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Week 18: Thanksgiving in Germany!

I spent Thanksgiving with my friends in Munster, Germany and had an amazing time! I also went to an international student Stammtisch, the Christmas Tree was put up in my host families house, and I made a visit to my architectural building my presentation is over! 15 more words

Recap: Interview

Sorry for my late blog post! I just returned from a trip to Florida and I have been majorly sleep-deprived since then. My YFU-CBYX interview was last Monday evening at my local library. 409 more words

Week 17: Weihnachtsmarkt & Glühwein!

Finished my 17th week in Germany with an international meetup, movie, my first visit to a Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) and tasting Gluhwein!

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Weihnachtsmarkt!

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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

A difference I have noticed between the United States and Germany is the start of Christmas and all the festivities that come along with! In the states, people normally start putting up their Christmas decorations either on or the day after the Thanksgiving holiday (late November). 338 more words