Luma R (Brazil)

My name is Luma, I am 15 years old and from Brazil. I’m going to spend the next school year doing a High School Study Abroad programme in a city called Southampton, in the UK. A year is a very long time. Things change, things happen, you meet new people and new places. If we…
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The weeks before my departing date were probably the craziest weeks I’ve ever had. I was a torn between getting things packed and ready for the exchange program and trying to have as much time as I could spending my last minutes with everyone in Brazil. I kept myself so occupied that I really only…
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I don’t thing that it has hit me that I have been in England for more than a month now. It feels like I’ve been here for way longer. I have done so much, met so many people that it feels like a whole life to me. Time flies and I’m trying to enjoy every…
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Almost 4 months have passed and all the questions and worries that I used to have at first are now nothing more than funny stories. As strange as it sounds, right now I don’t feel like I’m in an exchange program anymore, it feels simply normal. My life in Brazil seams to be the odd…
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