Home Sweet Home, Two Months Later
Aug10

Home Sweet Home, Two Months Later

I am almost positive that it is impossible to return home, after any time of travel, to not experience even an inkling of reverse culture shock. I spent two and a half weeks of my summer in Germany, so I didn’t expect to feel too much of this shock. It did come in bits and pieces, though. You would think that I would’ve had my fill of bratwursts and schnitzel after eating them for sixteen days straight. Wrong you are! In my first week...

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When in Bavaria…
Jun25

When in Bavaria…

…do as the Bavarians do. I was only in the Free State of Bavaria for three days and four nights; but in that short time, I was able to see and experience much of the Bavarian culture. Upon our arrival in München, we were almost immediately thrown into the depths of Bavarian culture. We went to the Hofbräuhaus, also known as the largest bier haus in the world. It was a lot to take in at one time, from the traditional music being...

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Searching for Adventure
Jun19

Searching for Adventure

  I have spent two years at The University of Alabama. During that time, I have discovered more about myself than I ever thought possible. I have become more independent, open-minded, and fearless (or at least more willing to conquer my fears). Most importantly, I learned that great personal growth doesn’t come to those who are comfortable and complacent. While it is always nice to have the safety of your comfort zone to...

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