The fifth series of the popular period drama Downton Abbey has just started in the UK, but why does it attract so many viewers? Period dramas are films or television programmes that take place in a...
For me, there is no better place to be happy than on top of a mountain! Maybe that sounds strange, but I’m here to explain. I spent four months travelling around New Zealand which was a fantastic...
By: MeganH
During my summertime, in between University semesters, I often find that sitting down to read a good book is both relaxing and hugely educational. Being a French language student I will always try...
“How hard can it be?” those famous final words I kept telling myself as I boarded my flight to Germany for my year abroad. Despite everyone who has already done it telling me it’ll be the best year...
By: MeganC
The thought of leaving one’s home comforts to live abroad can be a scary prospect for young people. However, embracing a new country for a year or more can be an invaluable life experience. Whether...
By: JohnR
Whenever you start studying a new language, you take a plunge into a whole new world you never knew about. The first things we learn are vocabulary and grammar which are the duo that form the basis...

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