Settling into Seoul

From the 29th floor, a view of South Seoul (Gangnam)

When travelling to a different culture and country for the first time, knowing it will be the place you are going to live, you are never quite sure what to expect. But when you arrive to the welcoming warmth of

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Pre-Departure Fears and The First Few Hours.

Out of the Frying Pan Leading up to my departure from the humble streets of London for the great unknown that was (and is) Seoul, the one word I noticed bouncing around in relation to me and my travels was

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Tips on surviving a year abroad in China

Hello! My name is Mang and I just spent a year studying in Nanjing, China. Although I loved each and every experience, here are some of the things I wish I knew beforehand to make my year abroad a little

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Canadians Hate the Cold (Pre-Reading Week)

Howdy folks, Into the second blog post already, the time is flying! I thought I’d cover just a few things I’ve been up to and what’s surprised me over these past couple of weeks in the run up to Reading

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Western University eh?

I made it.  The long wait and drastic build up is over and I am finally in Canada! First impression: Cold. Oh boy the temperature change took quite some adjustment, that and being able to walk like a normal person

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University in Madrid: politics, relaxed exams and a lack of lined paper

My year abroad has come to an end! A lot has happened in the last few months, but, seeing as I spent the year as a student, I thought I’d focus this post on the differences between my home university

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