My Reaction to Going Home for Christmas

Although it is not yet the end of the semester like it is at American universities, my school life is still quite stressful right now as the semester winds down and professors begin to talk of finals (ugh). Add to this a loaded work schedule as I try to make up the hours that will be lost during my two weeks of holiday vacation, and you should be able to see why I am pretty stressed out. via Despite my jam-packed schedule, I really wanted to write one last blog post before I jet off to the US of A Continue Reading

An Expat’s Stocking Stuffer Wishlist

In case you didn’t already know: I AM FLYING TO THE U.S. FOR CHRISTMAS IN LESS THAN 2 WEEKS! I already sent my mom an email with my Christmas wishlist, but what I have not yet told her is what I would love to have in my stocking. Yes, I am 24 years old and still expect a stocking. In my family, our stockings were usually just stuffed with candy, gum, and a pair of socks. Since I have not been in the U.S. for 1.5 years, however, I am more excited than ever for these types of items. So, Continue Reading