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by Sophie Patman 05-06-2018
Whilst doing my internship in Madrid, I have been lucky enough to make the most of my weekends and do a fair bit of travelling. I would highly recommend this, working everyday throughout the week can make it dangerously easy to spend all your weekend sat at home hungover and watching Netflix. Yet if...
Whilst doing my internship in Madrid, I have been lucky enough to make the most of my weekends...
Whilst doing my internship in Madrid, I have...
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by Charlotte Daniels 22-05-2018
Situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Granada is one of the most popular city destinations in Europe for travellers from all around the globe. Its popularity is in large part due to the city’s main attraction: the astounding Alhambra palace.   However, aside from this,...
Situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Granada is one of the most popular...
Situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada...
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by Sophie Patman 10-05-2018
When deciding where to do my Spanish side of the year abroad, I had always wanted to do it in Madrid. Having never been before and having been told such amazing things, I felt like I had to try it out, and it’s safe to say it has not disappointed at all. So here I will briefly explain to you some...
When deciding where to do my Spanish side of the year abroad, I had always wanted to do it...
When deciding where to do my Spanish side...
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by Alice Young 16-03-2018
Writing an essay on Don Quixote, participating in a classroom debate on immigration and conjugating the imperfect subjunctive are three examples of what I can now do in Spanish thanks to my time so far at university – OK, maybe not the last one, but who really understands the imperfect subjunctive...
Writing an essay on Don Quixote, participating in a classroom debate on immigration and conjugating...
Writing an essay on Don Quixote, participating...
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by Sophie Patman 07-03-2018
To embark upon a year abroad it has become quite evident to me you that you need to be a certain type of person, and in my eyes, one of these key characteristics is open-minded. You never know what situation you may end up in, with what people and how being in a different country can change your perspective...
To embark upon a year abroad it has become quite evident to me you that you need to be a certain...
To embark upon a year abroad it has become...
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by Sophie Patman 20-02-2018
After enjoying a short but sweet break back a home over Christmas, it has now been over one month since I touched down in Madrid to embark upon the second part of my year abroad, where I will be teaching English for the next 6 months. However, as much as I would love to focus on all the positives la...
After enjoying a short but sweet break back a home over Christmas, it has now been over one...
After enjoying a short but sweet break back...
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by Alice Young 15-02-2018
As we enter into February, I reach the mid-point of my year abroad working as an English Language Assistant for the British Council. I am living in Bilbao and working in a rural Basque primary school a train ride commute through the mountains to Gernika. Although I have previously written about my experience...
As we enter into February, I reach the mid-point of my year abroad working as an English Language...
As we enter into February, I reach the mid-point...
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by Alice Young 11-01-2018
Home for Christmas Two weeks spent visiting family and friends, catching up at home and fully indulging in takeaways and television, also known as the epitome of British culture, and I am now back and settled into my routine in Spain. Of course when away, you miss the people back at home, but I surprised...
Home for Christmas Two weeks spent visiting family and friends, catching up at home and fully...
Home for Christmas Two weeks spent visiting...
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by Alice Young 13-11-2017
                So it has been a couple of months since you arrived in your host country for your year abroad and you have settled into life in a new city. You have set out your goals for the year: maybe you’re new to the language and so you’re...
                So it has been a couple of...
                So...
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by Evie Elliott 23-10-2017
Among the many obvious differences between Spain and England - the sun, the sand, the blue skies - here are six of the more subtle cultural distinctions that I’ve noticed during my first few weeks in Spain. 1. Ps & Qs:
 On a daily basis I say ‘gracias’ and ‘por favor’...
Among the many obvious differences between Spain and England - the sun, the sand, the blue...
Among the many obvious differences between...