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Read blog posts written by young people who share their experiences of living abroad.
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.
I have just returned from a weekend away with my friends and on the journey back home I took some time to reflect back on the past couple of months since I arrived in France in September.
You just have to try this recipe!
Veganism. What does it mean? To some of you it might be a completely new word and it’s certainly a word I have only become familiar with in recent years.
I have just arrived back in France after a short trip to England to spend a few days with my family and to meet my niece Elsie who was born a few weeks (she is tiny and adorable).
Last year, I went WWOOFing (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) at a beautiful organic farm in the south of La Réunion. With WWOOFing, volunteers exchange their time and work for food and board.
Most weekends, my friends and I cook something all together and have a fun themed party. So far, we have had traditional Spanish, Mexican and Italian themed evenings which have been a lot of fun!
The area where I live at the moment in the south-west of France is predominantly Catholic so the celebration of Mardi Gras (known in the United Kingdom as Shrove Tuesday) and the beginnin
I'm really enjoying life in a foreign country, however there is always the odd home comfort I really miss (usually food).
One of the best things about moving to a new country is learning and experiencing its traditions.
As part of my university course, it is compulsory that we spend a year studying or working abroad which is why I am in the beautiful Spanish region of La Rioja for the year.
This 2015/16 New Year my mum was visiting my husband and I in southern Italy. We’d decided to stay in Calabria to experience what it'd be like to spend New Year away from home.
People decide to learn another language for many different reasons. Some decide to learn another language because they would like to live in another country.
I've always loved snow. I grew up in the south of England where it never snowed very often so when it did it was always very exciting!
I live on the top floor of an apartment block overlooking the ocean. Just across the road is a bakery overflowing with croissants, fresh bread and fancy baked treats.
Every year after I’ve eaten too much chocolate and heard too much Christmas music, I start to think about the year ahead.
Winter is here once again.
It is that special time of year when
Snow is falling and all is white
And Christmas lights dazzle, oh so bright!
It is nearing the end of my first term working as an English Language Assistant in primary schools in France.
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