As difficult as it was, I’m home now.
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I knew only one thing for certain when I decided to study abroad: I needed change.
Usually I’m very emotional on planes, but on December 23 I think I was simply too tired to be sentimental.
I’m back home for the holidays, and I’ve finally had the chance to reflect on my time abroad. Everything they say is true — it’s bittersweet being back at home...
As I lay in my bed writing this, a week after I have returned home, I am finally able to reflect on what it means to be back.
In my first week back home, I’ve realized how lonely being home can be after a semester abroad.
(It's a lot of crying.)
Somehow, I've found my way back to the S terminal of the Madrid airport. Except, this time, my destination is Washington, DC and not Granada, Spain.
The semester is officially drawing to a close and I’m quietly saying goodbye to many of my friends as they head home after their semesters abroad while I get...