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Read blog posts written by young people who share their experiences of living abroad.
I moved to the Spanish capital, Madrid, nearly two months ago. I am here for a year teaching English in a secondary school as a language assistant.
Exposure to different cultures is one of the main reasons I enjoy visiting other countries.
The most interesting thing about teaching English abroad is that you gain an understanding of it as a foreign language that you have to learn.
London: England’s regal capital, where everyone speaks like the Queen. Or is there more to it than that?
Summertime has always been my absolute favourite time of the year.
Australia was always a country I wanted to visit so I saved up some money and booked a flight to go travelling up the East Coast at the end of my work placement in France.
So, a year ago I left the UK for the sunnier climes of the south of France, specifically Toulouse, nicknamed 'la ville en rose’ (the pink city).
I have just returned to the UK after a year living abroad in France.
Stereotype No. 1: the British love to drink tea: You must drink endless cups of tea.
I was lucky enough to take a short trip to Warsaw, the capital of Poland, a few days ago and it was such a great city to visit.
When you are learning a foreign language one of the hardest things to grasp is how and when to use colloquial idioms and expressions.
A lot of the time when I reveal to my French friends that I am a vegetarian, a look of horror comes over their faces! ‘What do you eat?’ they ask me.
One of the hardest parts of living abroad is being away from your loved ones, especially your family.
Oddly, when you’re on your year abroad, keeping up with essential language learning tasks like grammar practice or memorising vocabulary can fall by the wayside.
What to say about Naples? After having been living in Italy for a couple of months, I felt like I had got the hang of living here.
Ever since arriving in South America, I have been constantly comparing their esteemed empanada to the British version that I am so familiar with: the Cornish pasty.
The other day I was talking to an American friend about how I wanted to make flapjacks.
I’m a big fan of trying to save the environment, and this month is the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) annual Earth Hour.
Saint Patrick’s Day is a national Irish holiday that is celebrated on the 17th of March every year. It is a celebration of Saint Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint, who died on that date.
A couple of weeks ago my parents came out to visit me in the South West of France for a holiday over my February break.
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