I have always wanted to live abroad. I remember, as a little child, I wanted to discover the world and I was kind of jealous when people I knew were going overseas. And now, in January 2016, I finally made my dream become true!
It’s been almost a week that I have left my home town, my parents and my friends to go to Sweden and spend 6 months here. I come from France, and the first difference between these two countries is pretty obvious : the weather. When I got off the plane, I felt the frozen air coming to me, it was so cold!
My last week in France was quite hard for me. I told goodbye to my friends (but I know it wasn’t farewells so I’m just excited to see them again in June, or maybe before), we went partying in pubs and bars which was pretty cool. And the worst part was saying goodbye to my family and my boyfriend. I had never lived on my own before, and I was quite stressed about it actually. I live in Lappis, which is a place where only exchange students live. It’s only 10 minutes away from the university, and you can either do the way on foot or by bus. In France, I have to take the bus during 30 minutes to get to the university! That’s a big change for me! It’s so nice walking in the snow every morning, every day, to go to class. I really enjoy being here.
So, we’re Thursday 21 now, the orientation week is almost over. I liked this week, it’s an opportunity to get to know new people from all over the world and maybe build […]