Arrived in Canada!

Wow! It is cold here! Having arrived 3 weeks ago I have finally started adjusting to the freezing weather (some days -20 degrees!) Upon arrival, the adjustment to life here was difficult, being so far away from home and not

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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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Madrid year abroad: My First Semester

To start I want to assure you that this blog isn’t in the slightest some sort of tragic post about how I’m not enjoying my year abroad in fact in some ways it’s the opposite. Since being here I’ve experienced

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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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Ottawa: A Great First Semester

Disclaimer: this blog post is most likely littered with study abroad clichés and probably as cheesy as a large poutine covered in cheese curds so if you’re not here for that feel free to leave. To those of you who

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We Are… Penn State!

So, it’s the week before semester one ex­­ams… scary time of year. I’m now taking a bit of time off from cramming to write about my experiences so far studying abroad at Pennsylvania State University, USA. Now, trying to keep

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