Monday, 28 October, 2013 - 15:06

The Italians are famous for many things, including art, history, fashion and cuisine. Some of the best food in the world originated in Italy.

Sunday, 27 October, 2013 - 12:49
by AbbeyH

The horrors of Halloween are nothing compared to the horrors of blocked pores. Everyday life takes its toll on our delicate feminine features.

Thursday, 24 October, 2013 - 20:51
by KatieP

It’s easy to keep in contact with anyone, anywhere in the world nowadays.

Thursday, 24 October, 2013 - 12:40
by SarahT

“Why are you studying languages? Everyone speaks English.”

Tuesday, 22 October, 2013 - 11:20

I have just started my placement as an English Language Assistant in the Parisian suburbs.

Monday, 21 October, 2013 - 17:23
by StevieP

There is a saying in England which goes; ‘the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain’. I can tell you now that it is a lie. The rain in Spain seems to fall mostly on me. I am spending a year in Ga

Friday, 18 October, 2013 - 12:21

Having just moved to France, I have had varying levels of success with speaking the French language.

Monday, 14 October, 2013 - 14:52
by KatieS

I’ve just moved to Germany for a year as part of my university course.

Saturday, 12 October, 2013 - 03:14
by IainG

In the UK, my shoe size is around ten, or a 45 in Latin America, which is where I currently find myself desperately looking for a pair of trainers.  I never thought such a simple task would turn ou

Thursday, 10 October, 2013 - 12:29
by MeganM

Nothing in China is taken for granted. Every step, design, and decoration is carefully considered before taking form in reality.

Wednesday, 9 October, 2013 - 08:45
by RachelF

There’s no denying it: I love the UK!

Monday, 7 October, 2013 - 14:29
by SarahB

Winter is just around the corner here in the UK, the nights getting longer, the wind chillier.

Monday, 7 October, 2013 - 09:57

I am currently working in France as part of my university degree, and despite the fact that I love French food – the bread, the cheese, the pastries… (I haven’t yet been brave enough to try snails

Sunday, 6 October, 2013 - 23:50
by JoR

Although I'm not a particualrly radical person, I've always considered myself an individual.

Sunday, 6 October, 2013 - 21:48
by ClaireE

Leaving the classroom the teacher says to me jokingly, Claire, it’s your fault that it’s raining! It’s funny the things that pass from country to country.

Friday, 4 October, 2013 - 18:30

In British universities, new students have a special name: they are called Freshers, a shortened version of the American word ‘Freshman’.

Friday, 4 October, 2013 - 12:37
by GwynneG

Recently, I moved from England to Canada to teach English in a French-speaking school.

Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 22:24
by FayeP

Defining “comedy” seems a simple enough task. Telling jokes. Being humorous. Making people laugh.

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 09:39
by ClaireE

Sometimes people have tried to tell me that there isn’t much difference in culture between England and France.

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 09:13
by ZoeS

This time ten years ago, I would never have thought that at the age of 20 I would be living alone in another country, speaking a foreign language and teaching children English.  However, as of two


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