All posts tagged year abroad

Female Solo Travel in Latin America

My parents were, to say the least, shocked when I first told them I was moving to Colombia for my year abroad. If I remember correctly, my dad instantly suggested […]

Mental Health Awareness on your Year Abroad

Whilst many of us are getting back into the swing of university life, plenty of students will be well into the first few months of their year abroad. Although this […]

Introducing Wandering Seoul

As I sit in my room, surrounded by bundles of application forms and Korean homestay brochures, exhilaration begins to pump through my veins. The reality of my year abroad has […]

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 […]

Year Abroad. Part 15: Careless Whisper

We were going to Erbusco. Our expectations were meagre, and we had but two: to see what we could see, and secondly, to drink some wine there. We achieved both, […]

Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

Year Abroad. Part 17: La nuit de la verrerie

Nights are normally quieter here in Aix, except for one night. There is a road here called La Rue de la Verrerie and once a year, this bar-lined street in the old town, towered over […]