Personal Narrative: My Travel To The United States

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Time goes by so fast. Looking back, it feels like I was here just few days back, but it has already been a year and I am here in the United States. Before travelling to United States, I had never travelled anywhere outside my country. So, travelling far away from home to a new place in a different continent with a totally different culture was a very big step in my life. Having grown up in a same place for years, I always dreamt about studying abroad, going to new places, and learning about new culture and lifestyle in abroad. And, studying abroad in the United States has been one of the fulfilment of my dream. Moreover, the chance to study in a foreign country has been a whole new adventure as well as introduced me to new world, ideas, and …show more content…
As days neared for me to leave my country, I was so much worried and tensed. When I got to the airport, I was so excited, as well as nervous, thinking about travelling so far. I was travelling all alone and it was going to be a whole new experience for me. My parents were so much more worried than I was, since it was my first travel and I was travelling all alone. My parents and friends came to set me off at the airport. Everyone was so sad, and I could see tears in their eyes. Looking at them, I could not control my feelings and I burst into tears. Then, my dad reminded me about everything I had to do to achieve my goals. I did not want to leave my home and everyone there but I had to, as a part of my journey. So there I was ready to start a new journey of my life in a new …show more content…
On my way to the United States, I had three transits in between. First, I had a flight to Doha, Qatar which was a nine hours long flight. It turned out to be different than what I had imagined. It was a completely new experience for me. On my flight to Doha, I met new people and one of them was from the same culture that I was so, talking to her made me feel comfortable during that long hour flight. She was also travelling to United States but she had different route so we parted from Doha airport. I had to stay in Doha for four hours and then, I had another flight to Frankfurt, Germany. Everything was going fine and I was waiting there for my next flight to be announced so that I can go and sleep on the plane. And, it happened exactly as I had thought. I slept all my flight from Doha to Frankfurt, which was about eight hours long flight. When I arrived at Frankfurt, I was so hungry and I wanted to finish the security check and everything so that I can go and grab something to eat. But, while I was going through bag check, one of the security check person came and started talking to me. Suddenly, he told me to go with him inside the office. I got so nervous; I did not even know what was going on. I was taken to a small room where there were some other security personnel. Then, they started asking me random questions and started checking everything. I had to explain them everything

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