When first coming to Romania, I didn’t really know what to expect. What would the people be like? What would the culture be like? More importantly, what would I be like when faced with a strange and new situation? Needless to say, I was scared, and afraid of being alone. Lucky for me, there were four other students in the same boat, all experiencing similar emotions to me. The first night in Lupeni, Romania, I thought to myself, “Crap, what have I done?