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Planning your year abroad during a global pandemic!

Posted on 19 October 2020 by Millie Roberts

Keep calm and wear your mask! My experiences and advice for planning your year abroad. Having spent the last two years bragging to your friends and family that you will […]

A Year Abroad And… Mental Health

Posted on 5 March 2020 by Niamh O'Reilly

This blog is going to be the first in a weekly series. Each week I will write about topics that nearly stopped me going on my year abroad and how […]

The Basics in Valencia

Posted on 6 October 2019 by Mary Robinson

Hi again! It's been a while since I last wrote a blog post because I've been so busy for the past month and also my secret talent is procrastination. So […]

Things to remember before you go on your year abroad…

Posted on 27 September 2019 by Alice Clifford

Starting your year abroad is extremely daunting in many ways, therefore it is important to be prepared in order to make your move as easy as possible and allow yourself […]

In fair Verona…

Posted on 17 February 2019 by Phoebe Grinter

As I prepare for the start of my second semester at the Università di Verona, I thought I'd talk a bit more about the city itself. It is best known […]

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 […]

Lingomap: Social Issues

Posted on 14 July 2018 by Katy Stone

Coucou tout le monde ! (Hello everyone!) My final blog is based on social issues in France. As this topic is quite broad, I have tried to narrow down a […]

Spain and the Environment

Posted on 13 July 2018 by Hannah Qunibi

¡Bienvenidos todos! Ya estoy en el Reino Unido y desafortunadamente el año al extranjero se acabó. Mi experiencia fue extraordinaria y voy a reflexionar sobre mi tiempo en el extranjero […]

Spain’s festivals and celebrations.

Posted on 11 June 2018 by Hannah Qunibi

¡Bienvenidos todos! I’m now coming to the end of my incredible year abroad experience here in Spain and I’m really going to miss it. It’s just such a different lifestyle […]

LingoMap: Social Issues

Posted on 11 June 2018 by Bayan Ali

Ciao e benvenuto nel mio post finale! Per il mio blog finale mi concentrerò sui temi sociali che ho notato a Firenze. Le principali questioni sociali di cui parlerò sono: […]

Life’s a holiday

Posted on 11 June 2018 by Rosalind Farr

                                                                                                                                                Bonjour... pour la dernière fois, parce que à la fin de juin, je reviendrai en Angleterre. Le thème de ce blog est "National Holidays and Local Areas of Interest". Il […]

Lingomap: National Holidays and local area of interest

Posted on 10 June 2018 by Katy Stone

Salut et bienvenue ! Today's blog will cover the topic of National Holidays and local area of interest. Un jour férié national est un jour nationalement reconnu où la plupart des entreprises […]

An environmental PARadISe?

Posted on 9 May 2018 by Rosalind Farr

                                                                                                                                                Salut! Ça va? Les deux mois que j'ai déjà passé à Paris ont été fantastiques. C'est une ville magnifique et il y a beaucoup à faire ici. Je […]

An A-Z of the Best Food and Drink Spain Has to Offer

Posted on 8 May 2018 by Hannah Qunibi

¡Bienvenidos todos! I’m now over three months into my semester abroad here in Ciudad Real and I’ve very much been enjoying everything Spain has to offer, especially the food! I […]

Lingomap: Food & Drink

Posted on 18 April 2018 by Katy Stone

Bonjour à tous et à toutes ! Today’s blog will cover the topic of Food & Drink. There are so many delicious specialities offered by French cuisine, it’s hard to […]

LingoMap: Travel and Transport

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Eloisa Payne

  Hallo und wilkommen zu meinem dritten blog für LingoMap! Jetzt bin ich für einen Monat für mein zweites Auslandssemester in Köln in Deutschland. Nach anfänglichen Schwierigkeiten, einschließlich der Tatsache, dass ich […]

In Paris…with me

Posted on 6 April 2018 by Rosalind Farr

                                                                                                                                              Bonjour encore! Cette fois je suis à Paris. Pour quatre mois, mars-juillet, je vais travailler (en tant qu'assistante anglaise) dans une école secondaire à Malakoff, une banlieue (suburb) de […]

LingoMap: National Holidays and Local Area of Interest

Posted on 6 April 2018 by Bayan Ali

Ciao a tutti! Welcome to my third blog for LingoMap Routes into Languages. I am currently spending my second semester in Florence, Italy which is already an incredible experience after […]

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 […]

Staying Fit and Healthy in Spain

Posted on 2 April 2018 by Hannah Qunibi

¡Bienvenidos todos! Este semestre estoy en España en Ciudad Real, una ciudad que está cerca de Madrid. En este blog voy a hablar sobre el tema de la salud y […]