10 Things I Love About Studying Abroad

This post was originally written for my old travel blog Dream Explore Wander on 16 November 2016.

There is no doubt that studying abroad is amazing. Of course there are many ups and downs when you’re actually doing it but after successfully finishing it, I realised that there were many things I learned during the process.

So without further ado.

1. You learn to push yourself in a way you didn’t know was possible, like adapting yourself in a new country. It seems daunting at first but as you go on, it’s actually pretty doable.

2. You get new friends of many nationalities. If you were like me who went on an international programme then this is a guarantee, but even if you are on a regular programme, chances are you’ll meet people from all over the world anyway. This is one of the best part of studying abroad, the chance to learn new cultures, languages from your own friends!Read More »

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The Best Day of My Life

{Day 9} Describe the best day of your life to date.

Well this is really hard because I am blessed enough to have experienced several best days of my life, but I really don’t want to bore you with my long stories.

However though, one of the best days of my young adult life was the day that I flew from Indonesia to France by myself to take my masters degree. It was an important point of my life because I had tried so hard to get a scholarship to study abroad. I failed several times, got disappointed over and over again, then finally succeeded. Read More »

Hal-hal Aneh di Romania

Selama menjadi mahasiswa, tempat yang paling menantang untuk ditinggali adalah Bucharest. Saat saya ditanya “abis dari Prancis kemana?”, saya jawab Bucharest, kebanyakan pada denger Budapest haha. Lalu saya selalu koreksi bilang, “bukan Budapest tapi BUCHAREST…”

Lalu hening.

Karena sebagian besar orang ga tau mana itu Bucharest. Atau tau tapi ga paham Romania itu dimana.Read More »