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Read blog posts written by young people who share their experiences of living abroad.
After spending a semester in Cádiz and eight months in Ciudad Real, I have been trying to work out which Spanish stereotypes have some truth in them and which don’t.
Do you ever throw away food at home? Have you ever thought about what happens to the food that shops and supermarkets don’t sell?
A topic which fascinates me is that of the origins of Romani people in Spain. Living in Spain, I have noticed that there is a significant Romani population.
I love visiting new cities and seeing all of the famous tourist sights. Recently, I visited the German city of Leipzig. My trip was amazing!
Here in Spain, now is the season for First Communion: a Catholic tradition where a child recieves their first sacrament of the Eucharist.
This year, I’ve been working in a German secondary school as an English language assistant.
It’s always more fun travelling with friends, but sometimes it’s just not possible, as life gets in the way.
If you think about school, is there that one teacher who stands out above all others? That one person who is your favourite and who really inspired you? Why?
Ever since I watched the television series The OC (starring Mischa Barton, Rachel Bilson, Adam Brody and Benjamin McKenzie), I have been obsessed with going to Orange County.
My dad and his family were born and raised in Leicester, in the Midlands, and so although I have always lived in the south of England, I have always known Leicester’s history.
Are you planning to go to university? What do you think your responsibilities will be in the first few weeks?
Over the last few years, I have discovered that one of my favourite things to do in my free time is to volunteer.
In 2005, the British Council published a booklet celebrating 100 years of the Language Assistants Programme.
When I go to a new place the first thing I like to do is walk around the streets, to explore and get lost in the city.
Travelling alone can be daunting. I have travelled by myself many times but, on every occasion, there was someone to meet me at the other end of the bus, train or plane journey.
Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend one of Spain's most famous carnivals in the city of Cádiz.
I am a very nostalgic person. When I go on trips I keep everything from bus tickets to leaflets and I always take hundreds of photographs to look at when I get home.
The UK has tons of quirky traditions. One of those is pancake racing. This tradition stems from Shrove Tuesday, or, as many like to call it, Pancake Day.
In order to succeed in language learning you need to have a lot of motivation. However, sometimes for one reason or another, we can find that it is gone.
On Saturday my Catalan friend invited me to come along to a Calçotada.
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