The Cast is Finally Off!

Então, pessoal? So seven weeks have passed since I broke my foot, and I’ve finally been given the go ahead to get rid of my cast boot and crutches (yay!) so I figured it would be a good time to

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Life is But a Dream

So the first few weeks have flown by, as is inevitable when you are thrown into a new country and a completely different life. When you are nearing the milestone of a whole month, you tend to look back and

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Buena onda, buena fonda

Everything seemed to be going swimmingly until a load of exams all came at once. One of the things I have struggled with here is managing my time. So much is happening all the time, and I try to say

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Chile is living up to its name.

Hey! I’m Ritchie and I study French and Spanish in Southampton. I am now in Santiago in Chile for my year abroad studying at the Universidad Católica. People think going away to South America for your year abroad is too

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Life Lessons

There are many ways to describe a year abroad. You could start with the positives; the ‘Fantastic Opportunity’ and ‘Amazing Experiences’ that all of your friends and family gush about upon hearing of your impending adventure. Through their eyes, you

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Brazil: And So It Begins…

Oi! Tudo bem? I’m Saffron and I study Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Southampton and I’m currently spending my third year abroad at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, in Florianópolis, Brazil. I’ll be updating this blog regularly

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