1. Suddenly understanding all the conversations around you is surprisingly overwhelming.
2. You accidentally say things in the language of wherever you were, out of habit.
4. You can tell that the people around you are getting tired of hearing stories about your travels.
5. Now that you’re home, you realize that you have nothing noteworthy to add to your blog.
6. You miss your friends from your study abroad program every single day.
8. You spent all the money you had saved from your summer job, so you’re totally broke this semester.
9. You have no idea what to do with all those leftover euros.
Or pounds or pesos or rupiahs.
10. You can’t believe you’re missing out on their next holiday, festival, or other cultural event.
11. You feel out of place in the (probably all black) wardrobe you acquired during the past semester.
12. Your pre-abroad clothes might not fit you at the moment because, let’s face it, you ate your way through Europe.
Or whichever other tasty continent you had the luxury of visiting.
13. You miss the accessibility of delicious wine.
Which, in some places, was cheaper than bottled water.
14. Speaking of wine, if you aren’t 21, being asked for your ID was a rude wake up call.
18. Anything sounds beautiful in a foreign language.
Or with another accent.