Pre-travel blues

I can count the number of times I’ve traveled to Europe on one hand, and every time in the weeks leading up to it, I’ve been nothing but excited.

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TICKETS!!!

Hey guys, I’ve got some exciting news.

I BOUGHT THE TICKETS!!!

I’m officially flying out on August 31st, in the evening, and arriving in Aarhus, Denmark the following day.

This was, without a doubt, THE MOST harrowing ticket-buying experience I have ever had. I won’t give you the gory details, but I’m now the not-so-proud owner of my very first credit card, acquired specifically for this very purpose several days ago. My debt to Bank of America, however, is overshadowed by the debt of my gratitude towards StudentUniverse, for being the ONLY WEBSITE that could find me one-way tickets to a small city in Scandinavia for less than $1,000.

The countdown begins…

Erasmus Mundus: A Whole New Adventure

My senior year of undergrad, I was looking for all sorts of ways to go back to Europe. I applied for a Fulbright in Germany and Austria, a DAAD study scholarship, and a couple of journalism fellowships. I didn’t receive any of them, so I started applying for journalism jobs. But since I wasn’t ready to relocate outside of Washington, my options were pretty limited, and I dunno if you’ve heard but journalism isn’t exactly a growing field.

Comm majors getting ready for graduation! I'm third from the right.
Comm majors getting ready for graduation! I’m third from the right.

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