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Rachel in Germany

Rachel: It’s not you, it’s me

So I know I have been neglecting this blog for the last few weeks, and I blame a combination of too many things going on and general laziness on my part for not posting. A few things that have happened in the past few weeks include: -going to Cologne for a day -starting my study abroad graduate level art program -going to documenta 13 art event -seeing Brad Pitt at said event -going to Basel, Switzerland for Art Basel-world’s largest international art market -going to the Berlin Biennial 7 -various […]

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Rachel: Lessons so far

So now that I’ve been in Germany a little over a week I can let in you in on a few differences I’ve noticed between the two cultures. This list has been formed because of all those small awkward moments you experience while traveling, from ordering something you know at a restaurant and having it come out completely different to trying to work doors (yes, this happened to me). So without any further ado, here’s a list of few German things that are just a little bit different from American […]

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Rachel: First Week in Germany—Sprechen sie Deutsch?

I can’t believe my first week in Germany is over already! I feel like I’ve done so much in the past few days it’s not possible it’s only been a week since I first came here. It’s funny how fast time goes when you’re on vacation exploring and traveling around and how slow it can go when you’re at home, doing the daily 9-5. Backpacking through Germany for two weeks before my study abroad program was definitely the way to go, although I can say already that there have been […]

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Rachel: First solo trip abroad…

To Germany! So background info about me and this trip before we get into the nitty gritty of where I’m at in Germany right now. I’m a student studying advertising/art & design and this summer I have two trips abroad: one for a month in Germany and one for two months in Japan. I love traveling and have been quite a few places so far, but this summer will be some of the longest traveling trips I’ve ever done. I’m in Germany for a study abroad trip through the graduate […]

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