Leaving your parents, friends, and university back in America and heading to a foreign country.
First night and very jet lagged, but all of the other study abroad students are going out, so you join them anyways.
Recovering from jet lag.
Sight seeing for the first time.
When you realize while you're studying abroad you still have to attend classes.
Discovering the gelato shop 5 minutes away from campus.
Nearly getting hit by a car because people drive on the different side of the road.
When you have no idea how to covert American dollars into foreign currency.
When you don't understand people's different accents.
When a foreigner pronounces a word different from you.
St. Patrick's Day in a foreign country.
When you FINALLY figure out public transport.
When an American asks you for directions because they think your a local.
When your foreign friends say that their country is better than America.
When you thought living anywhere BUT America would be wonderful, but now you only want to go back home to the U.S.A..
Sightseeing for the last time before you go home.
Arriving back in the U. S. of A.
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