When I decided to pack my bags and begin the long 26 hour journey from Tasmania to Germany I wasn’t entirely sure what was in store for me. This would not only be the first of my European destinations to see and explore but my first experience living abroad!
After hours of research and consideration on the best way for me to really see and experience as much of Europe as I could (for as long as I could)I decided what better way to do so then to really immerse myself into the culture and actually live abroad.
Germany seemed like the perfect place for me to base myself giving it being so central to the rest of Europe and on the door step to so many surrounding countries just waiting for me to explore. I also decided to take on the exciting challenge of living day to day within a country where English was spoken as a second language.
Although I had done my research and thought I knew everything there was to what lay ahead for me on this journey, there were quite a few things (both good, bad and interesting) I had to discover for myself. Continue reading