Alice Clifford

Alice Clifford

I am a 3rd year English Literature and Spanish student currently on my year abroad. I am studying in the Spanish city of Granada and I aim to fully immerse myself in a whole new culture, improve on my language and most importantly continue my ever constant pursuit of a tan.


Latest posts

Coronavirus 1 – year abroad 0

Posted on 15 April 2020 by Alice Clifford

This has been one of the craziest weeks of my life. On Wednesday corona virus seemed like a whole world away, and I was confused by the growing panic, but by midday on Thursday the whole of Spain had gone into meltdown and I started to realise that it may be much more serious than
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The six nations in Spain

Posted on 16 March 2020 by Alice Clifford

I’ll start with an obvious statement: Spain in February is much warmer and sunnier and by far dryer than the UK. So I feel like I can’t possibly complain while every time I facetime my family or friends back home they are right in the middle of storm Dennis, or Ciara, or another civilised named
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Opportunities in Granada

Posted on 14 February 2020 by Alice Clifford

After 4 months living in Granada I may be a little bit bias but I believe it is one of the best places in the world! It is a great place to live, especially as an Erasmus student, as it is hard to get bored when there are so many opportunities to get involved with
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My first semester in Spain

Posted on 27 January 2020 by Alice Clifford

When I started this blog I had a very naive view of my work ethic and time management as I thought it would be easy to upload a blog post every 2 weeks. It is fair to say that the past two months have brought me slightly back down to earth and gave me a
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Highs and lows

Posted on 22 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

One phrase that will always remind me of my dad is ‘the highs and lows’. As a Liverpool football fan, after every depressing defeat he would always say ‘oh the highs and lows of football’ but it is a phrase that can be applied in almost any situation. While the stereotype of a forever partying
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Spain’s fight against climate change

Posted on 11 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

During my short time here I have been really amazed by Spain’s fight against climate change. I was able to be part of the worldwide global strike which saw almost 50 Spanish cities participate in environmental protests and marches in order to raise awareness of the environmental crisis.  In Granada the streets were full of
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Te quiero Granada

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

While Cardiff and Live Lounge will always have my heart, I am very quickly falling in love with Granada. From impromptu live music and flamenco dancing on the street, to beautiful viewpoints and short trips to both the mountains and the beach there is no way I will ever be bored of living here. Here
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