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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Conociendo Chile

Hello Everyone! Now that I have spent six months in Chile, I am in a pretty good position to write my first blog post for the university on the Santander Scholarship. I have another blog alongside this one which can

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Studying in Chile

The southern hemisphere education system is opposite to that of the UK – the academic year starts in March and ends in December. So now I am coming to the end of my time at the Pontifical Catholic University of

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Cycling in the Atacama Desert

After having spent a month or so settling into my new life in Chile, my friends and I thought it was about time to pack our backpacks and get away from city life in Santiago. Our first opportunity to escape was

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