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Alison Isherwood

Alison Isherwood

Current city:
Coventry
City of birth:
Oxford
Host university:
UNIGE
Home university:
WARWICK

Alison activity

  • Place

    Vapiano

    Us Italians don't really love to eat Italian food when abroad. But sometimes I feel a strong urge to eat something Italian. You can cook pasta at home, but it is nothing compared to the goodness of fresh pasta, home-made, with simple but great quality ingredients. And...

    by Alison in Where to eat London, 11 months ago
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    Mini Europe

    General information about Mini-Europe Would you like to visit the main monuments of Europe in less than three hours and for only 15 euros? Don’t believe it’s possible? Well, thanks to Mini-Europe it is, indeed, possible! Mini-Europe is a theme park in the capital...

    by Alison in What to see Brussels, 11 months ago
  • Blog

    Chincha, the land of the Afro-Peruvian culture

    Hello everyone! I hope you are all very well. Today I would like to tell you about a place that I keep in my heart and that I have a lot of love for, being the land where my mother was born. I am talking about the capital of Afro-Peruvian music and culture: Chincha. One...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Peru, 11 months ago
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    American pancakes

    Hello again, everyone! After a few weeks without bringing anything new to the table, today I am going to give you a recipe for some incredible original American pancakes. In a previous entry for Banana pancakes, I gave you a little introduction so that you got an idea...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus recipes, 11 months ago
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    Banana pancakes

    A very good evening to all! Today I am going to teach you a recipe that is really good and that you will surely never forget; a recipe for learning how to make banana pancakes. Pancakes are also known as "tortitas" in Spain and "panqueques" in South American countries....

    0 by Alison in Erasmus recipes, 11 months ago
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    Chocolate sponge cake

    A very good evening to all! Today I bring you a recipe for a delicious chocolate sponge cake that I have just taken out of the oven. I finished making it about half an hour ago and I have just taken it out of the mold and my goodness, it looks so good. It has been...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus recipes, 11 months ago
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    Spanish omelette

    Hello again to everyone! Today, I bring you a fantastic recipe of something that you will all surely know of. Today, I am going to tell you how to make a delicious Spanish omelette. It is far easier than what you might imagine at first but, like everything in life, it...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus recipes, 11 months ago
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    Amiens, the unknown city

    Hello everybody! I would like to share my Erasmus experience in Amiens with those that are able to read my small contribution to ErasmusU. I hope that this comes to help you and serves as a guide for your Erasmus experience in this magnificent city. Why Amiens? Well,...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog UPJV, 11 months ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus experience in Leuven, Belgium by Paula

    Why did you choose to go to Leuven, Belgium? Before deciding where I was going to go for my Erasmus, I didn’t know much about Leuven. In fact, all I thought of when it came to Belgium was beer, chips and chocolate, but when I had to choose my Erasmus destination, I...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus experiences Leuven, one year ago
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    Sweet crêpes

    A very good evening to you all! Today has been a stupendous day in Madrid, not too hot nor too cold, the perfect temperature to be able to go for a walk along the street with a little jacket without dying from either the heat or the cold. Today I once again got a...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus recipes, one year ago
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    Party, party... party!

    NIGHTLIFE IN THE CANARY ISLANDS I promise you that the people from the Canary Islands are very happy, open and social people that love to party and have fun. Every occasion is a good excuse to dance and drink beer! There are various festivals in the different towns and...

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    14 restaurants that you have to try in Bratislava

    Hello again! In one of my previous entries I discussed the cafeterias that I often went to with my friends in Bratislava. Today we exchange coffee for a good plate of food, and so here I bring you the restaurants that I often went to. If there's one thing for certain,...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Bratislava, one year ago
  • Blog

    Ons Island

    Hello again! Today I would like to invite you to spend a whole day on Ons Island. I would like to tell you, first of all, that it forms part of the Atlantic Islands National Park, declared a protected space, although the rules are a little less strict than those for the...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Pontevedra, one year ago
  • Blog

    The best cafés in Bratislava

    Hey again! I dedicated my earlier entries to the city of Bratislava. I told you about the advantages and disadvantages to living in this city and about everything you can do as a tourist. Today I am going to talk to you about the cafés that my friends and I normally go...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Bratislava, one year ago
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    Advantages and disadvantages to living in Bratislava, Slovakia

    Hello everyone! Today I am going to continue with the theme from yesterday, which was Bratislava. Yesterday I posted an entry that was divided into two parts with lots of information relating to tourism. You can read part 1 and part 2 of the post. Today I will change...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Bratislava, one year ago
  • Place

    Jungle Park Bolera

    The perfect place to have a pleasant and enjoyable time with either friends or family is a meeting point for people of all ages. You can see groups of friends enjoying their evening, whole families competing and everyone in the same place. Jungle Park Bowling doesn’t...

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    Schloss Hof Christmas Market

    Hello everyone! I told you before about the Christmas market in Vienna, and today I bring you the Christmas market in Schloss Hof, an Austrian palace, found just after crossing the border into Austria from Slovakia. How to get there I live in the centre of Bratislava,...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Austria, one year ago
  • Blog

    Christmas market in Vienna

    Good afternoon, readers! I am taking advantage of these very special holidays to talk to you about the Christmas market in Vienna. As you know, there is a tradition in many European countries to visit the most well-known Christmas markets. Not only those in the big...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Vienna, one year ago
  • Experience

    The city that stole my heart: Granada (Erasmus)

    "Granada, a la que se ama antes de verla y cuando se la ve, se la ama aún más. " (Granada, that you love before seeing it and that you love even more after seeing it. ) E. Stuart-Wortle After having read this phrase, I realised that Granada wouldn't be a city like any...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus experiences Granada, one year ago
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    17 things to see and do in Bratislava (Part 2)

    Hello again, everyone! Here I bring you the second part to the last post, where I told you about nine things you can see and do in Bratislava, capital city of Slovakia and where I am currently living. If you have stumbled across this post by accident and have missed the...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Bratislava, one year ago
  • Blog

    17 things to see and do in Bratislava (Part 1)

    Hello again to everyone! Today I am going to give an introduction to the country that I am currently living in: Slovakia. I live in Bratislava, the capital, so the majority of the content I am going to give you in these first entries will be about this city. Even so, I...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus blog Bratislava, one year ago
  • Place

    Going out to eat in Lyon

    Before anything else, I have to say that my experience in Lyon was that of an Erasmus student, therefore it depended on grants and I could NOT go to gourmet or tapas restaurants as I would in Seville eeeeeevery weekend because France, when it comes to restaurants, is...

    by Alison in What to do Lyon, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus in Dublin! What I would have liked to have known before going

    Are you going to Dublin for Erasmus? Surely you will have some questions about what your stay in Ireland will be like. After living in this capital city for nine months, I would like to share a little with you about what I have learned. Here I will tell you about the...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus experiences Dublin, one year ago
  • Blog

    The Ultimate Guide to Freshers' Week

    What is Freshers' Week? Freshers’ Week is a week (or sometimes two weeks) for students starting university to sample extracurricular activities available at university. English universities are renowned for their vast number of societies and sports clubs. Freshers’...

    0 by Alison in Erasmus tips, one year ago
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    Madrid's Cercanías Network

    In a previous post (currently in Spanish), I spoke a little about Madrid’s metro, how it works, the characteristics of its lines and other information that I considered to be of possible interest. All of this information can be found on that post. But today, I am...

    0 by Alison in General, one year ago

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