Culture Shock in Mainland China

Over 5 months ago, in September, I found myself standing in the airport in Xiamen City, China, here to start my year abroad as part of my Modern Languages degree. I had just left the cold, windy weather of London

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My Experience at Western University of Ontario so far

In August, I made the big step and moved to London, Ontario to commence my year abroad in Canada at Western University. I was not sure what to expect considering the only time I had visited Canada was when I

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Exploring the Pacific Northwest

A couple of months ago I travelled from my exchange university, Humboldt State University in California, to Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland, as part of a week’s break I had in the first semester. Here’s how I got on! ~ Before

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I’m in Philadelphia and I Need More Sportswear

Welcome! This is my first blog post since the start of my year abroad. I’ve been in the USA exactly three weeks now so I thought it was about the right time to get this blog-party started. For those of you who

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A Prague Report

1st September 2018 I arrived in Prague – Czech Republic, ready to embark on a 2-weeks journalism programme at Charles University. I had never been to Prague prior to this nor had I spent so long outside of the country

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Journalism School: Czeching out Prague

In September, I spent two weeks in the beautiful city of Prague studying cross-platform journalism, a relatively new strand of journalism which embraces diverse media such as social media, photography, and interactive videos. These forms of broadcasting news and opinion

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