Not your typical Christmas

I would normally spend Christmas with my family, stuffing my face, and lounging about on the sofa, so I guess this one was no exception. Almost.  I was munching my way through snacks, but not a delicious roast dinner, and

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Noviembre

I have just got back from Peru so apologies for this entry being a little late. The beginning of November was fairly stressful. One of the biggest academic differences between Southampton and la Católica is the term dates. Here, you

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Three months in and still pale.

October was a mix between being burdened with numerous assignments but at the same time realising that I did not have long left of my first semester at la Católica. Before I came I only knew of two people that

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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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Internship with Amnesty International Chile

For the second part of my year abroad, I am working as an intern with Amnesty International Chile. Having never worked with such an organization before, I really did not know what to expect, but it’s been a fantastic experience. I

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