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Kimberly Field

Kimberly Field

Hi, I’m Kimberly and I'm the student ambassador for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Travel Aware campaign. My goal is to share with you my experiences, provide advice and tips on travelling and to widen your horizons with the hope of inspiring you to go travel and make the most of the opportunities offered to you.

Latest posts

The ultimate summer holiday checklist

The ultimate summer holiday checklist

Posted on 16 July 2019 by Kimberly Field

Travelling soon? Ensure you’re prepared with our summer checklist. Planning your trip abroad definitely isn’t the most exciting part, however it is the most vital part to ensure your safety […]

Cultural Immersion: Do’s and Don’ts

Cultural Immersion: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on 12 July 2019 by Kimberly Field

Being in a different country does not mean you are suddenly immersed in the culture. To really absorb a new culture, you have to make the effort! If your goal […]

Where your favourite TV series are filmed

Where your favourite TV series are filmed

Posted on 23 May 2019 by Kimberly Field

Ever wondered where your favourite TV series are filmed? We’ve put together a list of your top TV series and their filming locations including fun facts and travel tips for […]

What it’s like interning in Colombia

What it’s like interning in Colombia

Posted on 8 May 2019 by Kimberly Field

We spoke to George Leonard, a Cardiff Alumni about his experience working as an Intern in Colombia. George, from London, studied Spanish and Italian at Cardiff University. Following a year […]

7 unusual laws and customs from around the world that you didn’t know about

7 unusual laws and customs from around the world that you didn’t know about

Posted on 6 March 2019 by Kimberly Field

Chewing gum, wearing fancy dress or feeding pigeons are all acceptable acts in the UK. However, as innocent as these may seem, these are some of the reasons why many […]

Culture Shock in France!

Culture Shock in France!

Posted on 25 January 2019 by Kimberly Field

Culture shock. All travellers have experienced the same. When you first arrive in a country, it can be tricky adjusting to the new culture. The way of life can be […]

Unique travel destinations for NYE 2018

Unique travel destinations for NYE 2018

Posted on 12 December 2018 by Kimberly Field

Christmas is over but that doesn’t mean the fun is! Luckily, we have New Year’s Eve to keep our spirits high after a mad, merry and magical Christmas. It’s the […]

Selecting a programme abroad

Selecting a programme abroad

Posted on 8 March 2018 by Kimberly Field

Hi everyone! I thought this would be a very important topic to discuss since it’s that time of the year when we start to think of our year abroad options […]

Pre-departure: what you need to know

Pre-departure: what you need to know

Posted on 28 November 2017 by Kimberly Field

Bonjour everyone! Today’s blog topic is about all the things you need to know before going away abroad. It’s all good and well me telling you about all the things […]

Culture Shock – 5 Cultural Differences in France

Culture Shock – 5 Cultural Differences in France

Posted on 26 October 2017 by Kimberly Field

Bonjour! It’s now been two months since I arrived in Nantes and I thought I would write this post about my experience of the culture here so far. When you […]

The Celtic culture: alive and passionate!

The Celtic culture: alive and passionate!

Posted on 12 October 2017 by Kimberly Field

Hello, my name is Kimberly, I study French and Spanish and have recently started the first half of my Year Abroad in Nantes! Before I write about my year abroad […]