All posts tagged Erasmus

Colombian Culture Shock

Obviously, moving away from home is a challenge for a number of reasons, especially when you’re moving really far away from home. So, before I moved to Colombia’s capital; Bogotá, […]

Advice I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Madrid

Whilst your year abroad may be the time of your life, the process leading up to it is pretty stressful and, even for the most seasoned traveller, moving abroad can […]

A Mini-Guide to Spain’s Provinces

Whether you’re deciding on a location for your year abroad or simply looking for your next holiday destination, this mini-guide is the perfect place to start exploring Spain. As you’ll […]

5 Unmissable Cultural Centres in Madrid  

Art exhibitions, concerts, quirky cafes, study spaces and gift shops: these cultural centres have it all; and what’s more, they’re usually free. Spain has made an effort to accommodate the vast number […]

Excuse My French: Un été à Genève

Thanks to a wondrous man named Erasmus, I will be spending my summer in Geneva this year. While everyone back home will be a slave to the Queen Mary examination […]

Excuse my French: The Packing Begins Again

So, after a two-month stint back home, I am finally starting to prepare for semester two. These past weeks have been spent wandering the streets aimlessly and typing ‘Geneva’ into Google almost […]

Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]

Excuse My French, Part 11: Au revoir Avignon!

The 17th of December marked my last day in Avignon. Despite the final few exams in the last week (because by this point we had simply stopped caring) we enjoyed […]

Year Abroad. Part 10: Home time

So here marks the end of my first semester, and it makes sense to end it as I began: hot, tired and uncomfortable. I’m sitting on a Ryanair flight to […]