Swiss Round Up

In Switzerland by ChelseaiAMLeave a Comment

I was getting quite use to the cold, bitter weather of Mannheim, Germany during the second week of October. Little did I know, that those last few weeks of October were going to be the last time I’d be seen without a coat until February. Despite the horrid weather, I was finally able to find some friends who had owned …

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Lessons Learned in Avignon

In France by ChelseaiAMLeave a Comment

I never thought I would be back in middle school again. With that huge ‘ole backpack filled with multiple books and notebooks. Little did I know, I would do the same thing ten years later. I sat in my marketing class with a 58L bag right next to me. The bag was twice as big as me. I also got …

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My First Concentration Camp

In Germany, Mannheim by ChelseaiAMLeave a Comment

Having been in Europe for just a little over two months, some may take it as a surprise that I haven’t yet been to a concentration camp. Now that I think about it a couple months later, I am not too sure why I hadn’t. Maybe it had to do with my minimal knowledge of the 20th century. But I …

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Culture Differences

In Germany by ChelseaiAMLeave a Comment

This week I decided to spend some time telling my readers the cultural differences that I have noticed between Mannheim, Germany and San Diego, California. If you are a fellow traveler feel free to comment below and I shall add it (crediting you). Nothing is open on Sunday but professors and faculty will respond to your email Mondays are when …

My New Home

In Germany, Mannheim by ChelseaiAMLeave a Comment

IT HAS BEEN A WHILE since I have updated my blog post, I know. Over the next few weeks, I promise to revisit where I have been with a few posts from the 5 different countries I visited. It’s been quite an adventure and many memories that will never be erased.. But until I revisit these past two weeks.. here …

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Beginning A New Chapter

In Pre-Departure by ChelseaiAMLeave a Comment

WOW. I am finally out of the United States and ready to begin my journey in Europe. It’s hard to believe that this past weekend were the final good-byes to my family, friends, co-workers, and two boxers for an entire year. This next year is going to be filled with memories that will last a lifetime, adventures that will never …