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Traveling to Germany

January 13, 2018

If you're heading off on a study abroad program, you're probably already excited about all of the fun traveling you will be doing. Especially if you are participating in the EU program because it features a lot of travel time included in the program. However, to get there , you first have to make it to Germany and then to Freiburg. Your flight to Europe will most likely not only be your biggest trip expense but also your longest and most stressful. If you want to see what it's like to travel from America to Germany then whatch my video down below. The 3 main tips I would give you for traveling is to be 1. Early 2. Prepared and 3. Flexible to change. 

Best wishes from Freiburg ! 

Check back next week for my 3rd video. 

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