How Switzerland Saved Me: A Retrospective on my Year Abroad

Preparing for the year. A year abroad is a daunting prospect. To be thrown into another country with no one you know, little real understanding of the area until you actually get there and an array of opportunities ahead of

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From Los Angeles to Medellín

The 48 hours following my departure from London Gatwick had been an ECG line of exhilarating highs and stress-inducing lows. I’m sure you can guess which box the US border control ticked. It took over an hour to get through

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Hey guys, just to let you know there’s beer up on the roof…

Much like Hong Kong, before visiting I was pretty apprehensive about what I would find when I went there. No amount of googling was enough to reassure me, and despite all the snooping I’d done on the net, I still

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I came, I saw, I loved it: Hong Kong

Our Winter semester at Dongguk officially ended on the 18th of December, but the modules I had taken ended some days earlier. Academic years in Korea run along the calendar year, so their first semester begins in March, while Semester 2

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The One Where I Learn To Do Holidays Differently

Hi again, and once more I apologise for the elongated hiatus since my last post. I’ve had this update written down in a notebook for a while, I’ve just been a bad combination of busy and lazy lately, but finally,

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Getting On With Things

So I think the only proper way to start off this blog post is with an apology for everyone who has waited for my return to the blogsphere. Between the last post I made and now, things have been a touch hectic.

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