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settling in

I have found the way people respond to the fact that I am an American exchange student interesting. Many kids my age feel bad for me that I got sent to their country and their city. 501 more words

A Party


Last weekend, my host family held a 4-in-one-party. Imke’s birthday (my host sister), Kurt’s birthday (my host father), Imke’s going away party (she’s going to Turkey on exchange), and my welcome to Germany party. 67 more words

Rotary Youth Exchange

Rotary Youth Exchange exceeded my expectations

By Jurag Gago, a Rotary Youth Exchange Student from Slovakia to the United States

I am from the Slovak Republic, right in the heart of Europe. 512 more words

Empowering Youth

A Rotary Youth Exchange Blazer Story

The day had arrived. The day I was looking forward to and dreading all at the same time.

I was in charge of one of the big suitcases and the rolling carry-on while she wheeled the other big suitcase and shouldered her overstuffed backpack. 1,683 more words

5 seconds on Friday - home and away

The week from Friday to Friday seems to roll around very quickly! I am running very late with last week’s 50 word summary and am determined to do it before I forget what I did! 110 more words

A Day in Kiel

The following photos are from when I traveled to Kiel for my first day of German classes.

And thus concludes my “day” in Kiel. Until next time! 30 more words

Rotary Youth Exchange


Well I only have a few things to say. I went to the Low Tatras about 3 hours from my city with Marika and Erik, our neighbours, it was very beautiful. 72 more words