It literally seems like yesterday that I was getting excited and nervous to be leaving for 6 weeks in Europe. How fast those six weeks have flown by. As I mentioned in my previous blog post this has been the best thing that I have ever done in my entire 21 years. From the friendships that I’ve made, the life lessons that I’ve learned and the places that I’ve seen, I could not ask for anything different.

They say that your twenties are your defining decade. I’m confident that with this experience, I’m heading down the right path– the one that I want to be on. Spending four weeks in Prague with a group of strangers, has confirmed that people come and go in our lives for certain purposes. I know that out of the 40 or so people in the program, I will probably never see most of them again. However, each person has taught me something in one way or another. It is them that motivates me to switch a few things around in my own personal life.

I’m bittersweet about leaving tomorrow evening. I’ve enjoyed almost every second here and I don’t want it to come to an end. But, as we all know, things come to an end for a new beginning to start.

I can’t say thank you enough to everyone from back home that has made this trip happen. If it weren’t for all of you… I truly wouldn’t have been able to do this.

A BIG THANK YOU to my Aunt Janis and Uncle Bill, Dad & Mom, and my sister, Amanda, for taking full responsibility of my sweet Nala girl. Also a big thank you to all of the families that loaded me up with babysitting jobs leading up to my departure. It’s because of you all, I am one extremely happy girl.

Now, let the packing commence! It’s strange how I lost some things along my traveling (my absolute favorite pair of jeans, my favorite swim suit, the new beach towel that I bought before I left, and a top…) YET, I still can’t close my suitcase!

Ciao! Xoxo


About average college girl with big dreams

Hi everyone reading my blog! My name is Lauren and this is my first blog ever. Lately, I've been reading lots of different blogs.. and it wasn't until today during my English class that I started my own blog as a requirement! :) I am excited and hopefully I stay committed to updating it. I am a young college student...experiencing the life. I try my best to do well in school, starting to workout daily and eat healthy well maintaining my social life! ;) I get a long with reading inspirational quotes and stories. Have fun & enjoy my blog!
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