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One of the main struggles with languages is learning and remembering vocabulary. I know how to construct sentences, conjugate verbs and all that jazz but there will always be subject-specific vocabulary that eludes me. 440 more words


Den første (Number one)

Right, so the time has come for me to stop procrastinating and start writing this blog. I can’t quite believe that in less than 7 days I will be flying over to Copenhagen to start my year abroad. 479 more words



One of the places I miss most in Padua is this cafe, opposite the Palazzo del Bo’ where I’d take visiting friends and family for breakfast. 7 more words


Chapter 7: Leaving la vida loca

So, should have done this as 2 posts, but didn’t, get comfy. Let me catch you up.

The last couple of months have been fun as I’ve had lots of stuff planned. 978 more words

Fréjus in pictures

Another day off and another day exploring. This time I took the bus to Fréjus; a place I’d been to previously for an evening meal. It was great to see the town in the morning this time, it happened to be market day so there was a lively atmosphere and lots to see.  64 more words


An introvert abroad

I have never been one for big groups. At school I always had a smaller group of friends and its been the same ever since. In big groups I’m shy and anxious whereas one to one I can have proper conversations and truly be myself. 324 more words


The First One

Right, so I created this blog with the intention of using it as a year abroad blog. And once I actually get abroad, I might start writing it in German too for practice or something… But for now, since I’m in England, you can have an English account of my attempts to prepare for a year in Vienna. 756 more words