For me the semester abroad meant much more than just an exchange. Living abroad, specifically Italy, has been something I thought about often but I never dared to explore the possibility. However, I knew that I would one-day regret not pursuing this dream. So, for about a year and a half before my exchange I started studying Italian, simply because I liked the language and the Italian way of life and I had a hope to perhaps have a use for it someday. Little did I know that an adventure of a lifetime was waiting for me…
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The week before I had to leave was very stressful, as it is for anyone doing something similar. Traveling on your own is very exciting but at the same time also very scary. One realises how things could easily go wrong due to the fact that one is basically left alone to arrange all these things.
I experienced some problems with late flight bookings and also arranging my visa appointments, which obviously made things a lot less simpler than what I would have expected.
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