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Festivals and Celebrations

Posted on 5 April 2018 by Emily James

When most people think of Spain, one of the first things that they think is that the spanish are either sleeping (una siesta), or partying (una fiesta), and to be […]

Nantes month three: birthday celebrations are a go!

Nantes month three: birthday celebrations are a go!

Posted on 27 November 2017 by Clarissa Le Neindre-Hubbard

I cannot believe how quickly time flies… I only have two more weeks of lectures and then that will be the end of semester one of my year abroad. These […]

Nantes month two: and the journey continues

Posted on 18 October 2017 by Clarissa Le Neindre-Hubbard

I thought I may as well do something productive with my time whilst waiting for my laundry to finish and start my next blog. These past couple of weeks have […]

Adventures in Yamagata: Part 3

Posted on 5 August 2017 by Laura Davies

At long last, here is part three of my adventures in Yamagata. My apologies for the delay - it's been a pretty busy week as usual. To pick up where […]

Adventures in Yamagata: Part 2

Posted on 29 July 2017 by Laura Davies

First of all, my apologies for the late post - this past week has been unbelievably busy and tiring, but very fun. We had a pretty full-on week of mostly […]

The Project Begins

Posted on 11 July 2017 by Laura Davies

I'm glad to say we made it to Yamagata with no problems despite the amount of luggage we hauled around with us. Yesterday we were given our induction and met […]

Nakhon Sawan

Posted on 13 August 2016 by Samantha Edgson

So we thought we had until at least 8am to get ready to go to the waterfall. But would it really be Thailand without surprises? Instead Aum woke us up […]

To Aum’s

Posted on 12 August 2016 by Samantha Edgson

Today I managed to sleep past 8am. It was great. I packed and updated my blog in the morning before we left. I also, however found out that there had […]

Finally in Khon Kaen

Posted on 6 August 2016 by Samantha Edgson

We woke up at 7am and got ready in half an hour. We left the hotel at 7.40am and walked to the bus station which was only a five-minute walk […]

Thunder Castle

Thunder Castle

Posted on 30 July 2016 by Samantha Edgson

I woke up at 5am this morning so I could shower and make sure I had packed everything. As much as it was a sensible idea, I really wish I […]

Breaking Out of School

Posted on 27 July 2016 by Samantha Edgson

My only class today were my G.10s in the morning. They were so late moving from the classroom downstairs to the one I was in upstairs and some didn’t pay […]

Ubon Ratchathani Zoo

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Samantha Edgson

Today I woke up to find the wifi was working again! It had mysteriously stopped working the night before. It didn’t interrupt anything important like Netflix, just talking to my […]

The Candle Festival

The Candle Festival

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Samantha Edgson

I woke up around 3am and couldn’t get back to sleep so I looked up various TEFL courses. Since being in Thailand the idea of teaching abroad after I graduate […]

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

Posted on 17 July 2016 by Samantha Edgson

Because we were so crazy and excited to go to Chiang Mai, we booked a 8.20am flight there. This meant waking up at 4.45am to leave at 6am (at the […]

Damn, Sirindhorn Dam

Damn, Sirindhorn Dam

Posted on 16 July 2016 by Samantha Edgson

This Saturday morning we woke up at 6.30am, not because we were going crazy after two weeks in Thailand, but because we were going rafting at 10 at Sirindhorn Dam. […]

A month in Salamanca learning Spanish

A month in Salamanca learning Spanish

Posted on 8 September 2014 by Juliette Jensen

Pre-departure The best feeling was when I received an email congratulating me on my success in achieving a grant to study abroad. I had the option of choosing where to […]

The city of Leuven – how did it ‘plan’ out?

Posted on 28 August 2014 by Wendy Maden

Wendy Maden, final year student on the BSc City and Regional Planning, reflects on her experience of studying abroad through the Erasmus programme Wendy, third from the right, pictured in […]

The bright lights of Hong Kong

The bright lights of Hong Kong

Posted on 13 August 2014 by Lara Bridge

After a 30 hour journey and several flight delays, we finally arrived in Hong Kong. The first shock occurred as we stepped out of the cool air conditioned airport, and […]