April 7, 2018


Today I'm going to share with you the story and my personal experience when I had to CHANGE MY HOSTFAMILY for the second time. However, I don‘t want to blame anyone and will keep the people involved anonymous.

Please also keep in mind: I‘ve never got treated bad...

March 2, 2018

HONG KONG, a mixture of San Fransisco, New York and London. A chaotic city packed with soaring skyscrapers, big finance, hilly streets, double decker buses and endless food stands. 

In Hong Kong you drive on the right, a lot of people speak fluent English, the crowds cr...

January 24, 2018

My host family surprised me on my birthday with a trip to XIAMEN located in the southeast of Fujian province, simply in the southern part of China. China falls into a cold winter except the south and some places in southwest where conditions might be warm and sunny....

December 6, 2017

Shanghai, a dynamic, diverse and stimulating city, where you never get bored. I’m fascinated every day and I love spending my time here.

Finally I’ve found time to write down my thoughts and feelings. I’m back with an update about my last weeks here in China

Autumn in...

November 21, 2017

I'm back in Shanghai after a beautiful weekend trip to Hangzhou. China is full of surprises and its beauty is everywhere.

Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, is now mainly known as the birthplace and headquarters of the Alibaba Empire, its natural beauty and sig...

October 8, 2017

I arrived here in China exactly two months ago. Time flies by so fast, but during these two months I’ve experienced so much and China has already left so many impressions in my mind.

Shanghai at night - Pudong 

I’ve been attending school now for one month....

August 20, 2017

YFU exchange students with YFU volunteers - from all around the world to China  

Goodbyes are hard for me and leaving my family and friends on another continent for one whole year broke a little bit my heart. But between tears and hugs there is something waiti...

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EXCHANGE YEAR IN CHINA

2017-2018