Being in exchange student is immensely crazy. But it's one of the greatest things a teenage adult can do.
In 2 days, I will complete my first month in being here.
Throughout my stay:
- I've gotten lost
- I've walked almost 2 hours in the rain looking for my house
- I've made friends
- I've tried foreign foods
- Attended school
- Went to an intro camp with many other exchange students
I’ve done a numerous of things, that consisted of me opening more to this new life. For example, I’ve moved in with my first host family, and they live very close to the city and the school. I now have to ride my bike in the mornings and afternoons to school and back. That bike is my transportation lol. It’s so funny because I’m not so good at being quick, and making turns. I’m always laughing at myself bc I feel funny, and it’s a great feeling bc it gives me joy for no reason. The schools are very different. I have about 2-4 classes per day. If a teacher gets sick, or has a reason to not be there the class gets cancelled. Which means we have no substitute. Students here dress up as if it was fashion week every week. I, however dress up like an average american. Jeans, converse, and a tshirt. I struggle to wake up lmao. When participating, students don’t raise a hand they raise a finger. My class is pretty cool, i think were around 24-26 people. There’s only 3 boys, and the rest are girls.
I really like Denmark, and the people. They are ALL very kind and open minded. I’m still adapting to the food jaja. At first I wasn’t really a big fan, but little by little i’m getting used to it. An everyday thing danish people eat is bread. There isn’t a single day I don’t eat it lol. Also for dinner my host family drink a lot of whine. I don’t drink it bc I don’t like it. Let me not forget to mention they also drink sparkling water, another thing i’m not a fan of. My host family is so sweet. I really like them. The first dinner I had a moment in where i started laughing so hard tears came out. They're very loving and I just cannot get over how sweet they are!
I don’t know how else to go on. This past month i’ve been so confused and it’s understandable. I’m not the same girl I was back home. Okay maybe there isn’t much of the difference, but I’m not that smart girl in school, I don’t know how to ride a bike and handle the turns without falling. I’m still having lots of trouble with the language but it’s all okay. Denmark has became a good home, and I know I’m in hands with great people. I have all the support and love to make me feel like home. My start was a very good one.