MUST-HAVE APPS WHEN GOING ABROAD

Hi everyone! When you are abroad everything is different, and the most common action you were doing without thinking can be challenging abroad. I am talking about taking the bus, transfer money, print photos etc. During my year abroad in Brazil tried different sites and apps and here is my selection for you to ease […]

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MY YEAR ABROAD IN A NUTSHELL

Here is my last blog post about my year abroad. I tried to sum up my year abroad to give you an idea of what a year abroad in Brazil looks like. LENGTH and OBJECTIVE I landed in Brazil on 3rd August 2019 and I had to leave on 22nd March 2020. I stayed for […]

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Closing Out My Year Abroad

Welcome back everyone to another blog of mine about studying abroad in Japan! Yay! Hope everyone is safe and sound! July is the exam month of the spring semester, and as such I have been extremely busy studying for my different courses. However, I would like to take some time to write about my time […]

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Reflections on Mexico

Hi everyone,  I hope you are all doing well and are enjoying the summer as best you can! Seeing as this is sadly my last blog post about my year abroad experience, I thought I would write a reflection on my time away and hopefully demonstrate to you how amazing the opportunity can be.  I […]

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Studying Abroad in Japan Q&A

Last time, I was talking about my trip to Okinawa and Hokkaido, since then because of the pandemic, like everyone else, I decided to social distance myself. This limited the amount of exploring I could do. After receiving questions regarding studying abroad in Japan, I decided to dedicate this blog to answering some of those […]

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Preparing to go abroad

Hi guys, I hope you are all well during this confusing and difficult time!  I am back in Scotland and am already looking forward to the next opportunity I get to return to Mexico – which now feels like my second home. Although I am sad to have cut my year abroad three months short, […]

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From the South to the North

As everyone most likely knows, we are currently in the middle of a pandemic. This blog post will not address the issues, concerns of studying abroad during this stressful period, (for the students who are worried about studying abroad, the study abroad team have been extremely helpful, and have shown great initiative during this period) […]

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Moments that made me smile

Alright, honestly, I’d forgotten I had a blog post due in today. I woke up this morning to the Google notification and groaned. I’ve since spent the morning and early afternoon procrastinating by doing my laundry, re-watching Sex-Education and eating slightly too much cereal. One of the real advantages of living 8 hours ahead of […]

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The End of the Fall Semester

With the start of February, my Fall Semester at Keio University officially comes to an end, while my “summer vacation” officially begins, and with that more adventures are about to start. However, how did we come to this point. Last time we caught up; I was describing to you my solo trip to the most […]

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Brazil: Myth vs. Reality

Following my last post about what I had been thinking of Brazil, I decided to talk about the stereotypes of Brazil explaining my (and most likely your) expectations vs. What I have been seeing and experiencing so far. BRAZIL What is Brazil for you? What does come into your mind when you hear this word?For […]

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Celebrations and Customs in Mexico

Hey guys! I hope everyone had a lovely break and has had a good start to semester two. With the festive season over I thought I would brighten up your January by telling you a little bit about some of the celebrations and holidays which take place here in Mexico. I think that our perception […]

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One Down, One More To Go

Hello! I hope you had a lovely Christmas and New Year. As semester one has come to an end, I wanted to share with you some of my recommendations of things to do in Stockholm in case you’re ever visiting. In General Gamla Stan is the beautiful old town. It’s got a very authentic feel […]

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10 Must-Dos in Mexico City

Hey guys, first of all, I hope all of your exams went well and that you are having a relaxing break. In this blog post I thought I would show you some of my favourite places in Mexico City to give those of you who applied to spend your year abroad here – and those […]

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