Sunday, 4 May, 2014 - 19:37
by RoisinK

After living in a country for a while you really get a taste for the place both literally and figuratively.

Wednesday, 30 April, 2014 - 15:35
by HannahW

Over recent years, letter writing has been replaced by other ways of communicating.

Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 - 18:11
by DanielT

As a teacher, a large part of my work involves motivating and inspiring interest in the subject for my students.

Tuesday, 22 April, 2014 - 10:41

A few weeks ago, I moved to Argentina to begin teaching English for a six month period.

Tuesday, 22 April, 2014 - 09:17

Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are public holidays in the UK. As well as being a religious festival, Easter is also the celebration of new life and the arrival of spring.

Monday, 21 April, 2014 - 12:55
by IainG

There are many advantages of living abroad. You meet so many people and learn more about the world than you could in any book or television documentary.

Wednesday, 9 April, 2014 - 09:22
by LauraT

So I’ve reached that point in my year abroad where it’s all coming to an end. My work contract ends this month and I’ll be leaving for good at the beginning of June.

Wednesday, 2 April, 2014 - 05:54
by DrewH

Funny. Hilarious. Amusing. Good-humoured. Hysterical. Comical. Knee slapper. Side-splitting. Witty.

Wednesday, 2 April, 2014 - 02:35
by MeganM

Thunderbolt and lightening, very, very frightening me!

Wednesday, 26 March, 2014 - 10:15
by KatieS

I come from London in England - a very big city! Over 8 million people live in London, and it's always busy with tourists from other places too.

Wednesday, 26 March, 2014 - 07:24
by GraceL

You may have seen my post about film culture a couple of months ago in which I wrote that I enjoy watching films in another language, and often without subtitles.

Monday, 24 March, 2014 - 13:23
by IainG

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day, also sometimes called 'Mothering Sunday', in the United Kingdom.

Monday, 24 March, 2014 - 11:22
by MeganM

China is known for it’s dense population and overcrowded cities, tall buildings and busy streets, but amidst all the chaos of an ever-moving people, pockets of tranquillity can be found in it’s man

Sunday, 23 March, 2014 - 04:59
by DanielT

Around the world, there are a number of different traditions that form part of the culture and can represent either good or bad fortune.

Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 - 09:49
by KatieP

I have just returned to work after two weeks spent in Spain where I visited Barcelona with a colleague and Oviedo with a friend and this weekend I will be visiting Stockholm in Sweden.

Monday, 17 March, 2014 - 20:44
by DrewH

When you say the word “graffiti”, some people think of big, beautiful and colourful artwork whilst others think of mess that make our towns and cities look untidy and badly-maintained.

Monday, 17 March, 2014 - 13:58
by KatieI

Every Wednesday night, my favourite girlfriends and I all group together with the sole aim of having a good laugh and natter, all in the name of “Girls’ night”.

Sunday, 16 March, 2014 - 11:56

Going to the hairdresser is something that people love or hate. Some people love going to have their hair cut and styled by someone else, with the best products and professional shampoo.

Saturday, 15 March, 2014 - 00:59
by RoisinK

I recently went to an educational conference, organised by the British Council, for professionals involved in English language teaching in Mexico.

Wednesday, 12 March, 2014 - 14:58
by JaredT

As I wrote this blog from my shared, six bedroom flat (or as I like to call it, ‘The Palace’), all I could hear was the loud bass of an old Volkswagen that’s livelier than me after several Red Bull


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