Let us get to the point today. 

I am not going to miss spending money. You know that study abroad is expensive, but you forget about the little things, like paying for lunch every day, or renewing your Abono once a month. You can budget all you want, and believe me I have, and things just creep up on you and bite you in the but. I look forward to the minimal spending I partake in back in Milwaukee. 

However, I am going to miss the window shopping and the constant hunt for something my family and friends would like as a souvenir or gift. I found I really like shopping for postcards, a strange habit to take on, but a cheap one. It is fun to look for other people even though it may dip into your budget. It's money well spent. Until it is all gone that is....