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Our Magazine is written by young people from the UK. Each year we select a new group of bloggers, from the British Council’s language assistants, who share their experiences of learning languages and living abroad.
Now, I know that Córdoba doesn’t exactly feature highly on our list of top holiday destinations.
I am not an outdoor person.
This summer, before moving to France to begin my new job as an English assistant, I decided at the last minute to buy a ticket for ‘Bestival’, which is a famous British festival.
Allow me to share an experience with you. I live in a city called Nîmes, my home in the south of France.
So what’s this French film about? Weird name, I hear you cry...
Glastonbury festival is one of the most vibrant, colourful and energetic events of the British
It’s been a busy few years for Florence Welch. Three years ago nobody knew who she was; now she is the only Florence anybody cares about.
During the last fortnight, Intouchables has taken France by storm – and by surprise! From its blurb, the story of a rich quadriplegic (played by François Cluzet) who hires as his carer an ex-conv
A Better Life, directed by Chris Weitz, is a powerful film set in East Los Angeles which depicts the lives of Carlos, a Mexican illegal immigrant, and Luis, his teenage son.
In the world-famous Harry Potter books, ‘muggles’ are humans that don’t have magical powers. They are the unlucky ones because they don’t get to go to Hogwarts School.
I love going on holiday, especially going abroad – I mean, don’t we all?
I love going to the cinema. There is something captivating about being surrounded in darkness while watching somebody’s imagination on a giant screen.
Conspiracy theories about large, global events get thrown up time and again.
Imagine a world where boys and girls have to fight to survive in an annual competition run by the country. In the competition, there are no survivors. It is a fight to the death.
As the topic I have chosen to write about is ‘life around the world,’ what could be a better beginning than the life I know best- that of my home city, Liverpool, in England’s rainy North-West?
Daily life starts early in Siem Reap, Cambodia’s most bustling tourist destination.
The stretch of central Edinburgh between the castle and Holyrooyd palace, known as the Royal Mile, at times looks like a Disney set, complete with a William Wallace impersonator for tourists to ha
Whether it is the golf courses which rank among the best in the world, the proximity to the North Sea with waves ideal for surfing (as long as you don’t mind wearing two wetsuits!) or the building
When news of Amy Winehouse's sad death filtered through, it came as a shock.
As sport played such an active role in my lifestyle at university, I thought this would remain the same when I arrived in Austria, where I expected to meet new people & make new friends quickl
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