About a month ago, I ventured to the other side of the river (South of the Tejo) for the first time, to visit one of the beaches I had been hearing so much about. 783 more words
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So we have decided we are moving to Santorini! Not really – but if we could bring all our favorite people, as well as Starbucks and Chipotle, we totally would. 576 more words
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 and my host university. 719 more words
Where to start? The past two weeks have been riddled with ups and downs!
I’ll start with everything Spain: so if you read my last blog you’ll know I received my email from the government of Castilla y Leon, telling me what school I have been posted to. 1,038 more words
Things have been running suspiciously smoothly thus far: I managed to find a flat that I like in less than 24 hours, and so far I don’t think I’m living with psychopaths; people in shops can’t place my accent and choose to just keep talking Spanish to me (but often can tell I’m English before I speak); there’s a branch of Urban Outfitters here which has a massive sale on; and I’ve managed to find some cheap soya milk and some lentils. 183 more words