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#Flashback: 5 things I’ve learned from living abroad

Living in another country will change you. It’s as simple as that. When I moved abroad for the first time, I knew it would be a personal milestone. I had secretly dreamed of living in England since I was fifteen – and suddenly, there it was, an acceptance letter from the University of Leeds. I still couldn’t believe it when I arrived in Leeds in September 2013, breathing the cold air and watching the first leaves fall. Many black cabs, Student Union parties, student accommodation kitchen sessions, tiny bathrooms, cupcakes in small cafés, visits from friends, proper pub burgers and shitty fast food burgers, cold day trips, and cups of tea later, a different person in the same all-weather clothes got off the plane in Stuttgart. Living abroad has taught me a lot… Continue Reading