My name is Lex J. Grootelaar, I have published my first work of fiction “Punk” this past April while finishing my third year of Business School. My partner and I are moving to Europe for eight months this coming fall – some time will be spent at study in France. Another portion will be spent in German, and there will be trips and travel sprinkled through out.

I’m always seeking to understand the world and people around me; an ever observer I’m fascinated with not only culture but the unspoken aspects of culture. I hope to learn about these implicit aspects as well as to speak to my own culturalĀ understandings held about myself, before going on the trip.