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Emily Bevan

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  • Blog

    Fruit with Nutella!

    In this post I would like to share with you is a typical and healthy Italian pairing of Fruit and Nutella! It is one of my favourite ways of eating it, because compared to the normal "Nutella on bread", it reduces the number of calories so I feel a lot less guilty! The...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus recipes, 4 months ago
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    14 things I learnt about Porto

    The first thing that struck me when I arrived in the city was the number of abandoned buildings, uninhabited and ill-maintained. Even in the main streets, if you look upwards you will see there are a number of buildings that are being renovated (these are mainly in the...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog Porto, 4 months ago
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    Budgeting for your year abroad

    Your year abroad with Erasmus is a year of many emotions, but it is also a year where a lot of money seems to disappear. In one way or another however, you will manage with the help of parents, by winning scholarships or working. However you manage to support yourself,...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus tips, 4 months ago
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    Carpe Diem: Seize the Day - the law of living abroad

    This post is relevant to any student (or traveller) who has decided to leave their country on an international cultural exchange programme to live with a new family, study in a new school and discover a culture potentially completely different to the one they left...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog Argentina, 4 months ago
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    Disorderly order - a semester in Argentina

    Warm fresh bread, the smell of 'mate' and the happiness to face a Monday that isn't so tragic as it used to be. This is how I began my twenty third day in Puerto Vilelas, a small but appealing town of around 14,000 inhabitants in the north of Argentina where I am...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog Argentina, 4 months ago
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    The typical dishes of Cosenza

    What are the typical dishes of the city of Cosenza? The first one to spring to mind has got to be pasta alla Giancaleone - pasta in a creamy tomato sauce with pancetta. You can find the recipe on my blog. Source Second, I think of cuddrurialli - a type of fried...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus recipes, 5 months ago
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    Pan con tomate: a Spanish speciality

    What is "pan con tomate"? The typical 'bread with tomato' found in Barcelona may also be known as "Italian bruschetta". In fact, it it made from a slice of crusty bread, straight from the oven, which crushed tomatoes spread over the top, exactly like in...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus recipes, 5 months ago
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    Students in the Kitchen: Gnocchi (Ep. 3)

    Gnocchi Thursdays! This is a very famous Italian saying. Gnocchi are a type of homemade pasta which we often eat on Thursdays in Italy (although in my house we also occasionally have them on a Sunday). When I was on my year abroad I would make them almost every week for...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus recipes, 5 months ago
  • Place

    Chocolate Amatller

    One of the main attractions in Barcelona is the Casa Batlló, on the famous Paseo de Gracia. Next door is another building of lesser fame but no less important, called Casa Amatller. This building was built around 1900 and was the work of a famous Spanish architect, a...

    by Emily in Cafe, cocktail, beer Barcelona, 5 months ago
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    Things to know before your year abroad at Sorbonne University, Paris

    I want to address a particular chapter of my Parisian life, the one that relates to my year abroad at Sorbonne. Anyone interested in French literature will recognise the name of the prestigious institute where such big names as Honoré de Balzac, Jean Paul Sartre and...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog UP3, 5 months ago
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    Lello & Irmão bookshop

    Right in the heart of Porto is one of the oldest bookshops in Portugal: the Lello & Irmão bookshop. Not far from the Largo do Carmo square, along a tree-lined street leading to the Clérigos Church, Lello & Irmão is found in an elegant building, dating from the early...

    by Emily in What to see Porto, 5 months ago
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    Top 13 things to do in Coimbra

    In this post, I am going to give you advice on the place to visit and experiences to try in Coimbra, which you mustn't pass up if you really want to know this city. Below you will find 13 things to do that I loved doing and that I will miss greatly when I leave! 1....

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog Coimbra, 5 months ago
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    Workaway: new frontier for travellers or lion's den?

    Very often at the end of a trip, you return home with the sense of not having lived the experience fully. Maybe you visited lots of different cities, seeing the places recommended by the Lonely Planet and sharing your space with other travellers doing the same as you....

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog Norway, 5 months ago
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    Mission to Save Money (Part 1): My experience of budgeting

    It is a well known fact that your finances are not infinite whilst on your year abroad, and whilst on the one hand we would all like to spend our money on travelling or going out and enjoying ourselves every evening, on the other we feel a strong sense of...

    1 by Emily in Erasmus tips, 5 months ago
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    Students in the Kitchen: Pizza Napoletana (Ep.1)

    Every student who goes on a year abroad with Erasmus, will sooner or later have to make a crucial decision: order takeaways or stop buying fast food. But standing in the kitchen, a thousand questions and doubts plague students the world over: how much salt do I have to...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus recipes, 5 months ago
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    Harry Potter and the Portuguese Background

    Who hasn't heard of the famous wizard, Harry Potter? It's almost impossible for him to have escaped your notice - this boy of wizarding fame is worshipped and adored the world over. When I think of Harry Potter, amongst the first things to come to mind are Hogwarts...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog Portugal, 6 months ago
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    16 Tips for an Unforgettable Erasmus

    Erasmus is one of the most significant experiences in the life of a student. For those of you who have the fortune and possibility to go, Erasmus is an opportunity to be seized by the horns: it is an experience which will encourage you to mature and grow as a person. It...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus tips, 6 months ago
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    Tips for eco-friendly travel

    Tourism is definitely one of the main global industries, and it will continue to be so for many years to come. We all like to travel. Today, however, tourism puts a lot of strain on the environment and it consumes a lot of the planet's resources. The number of tourists...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus tips, 6 months ago
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    How did I eat so much on Erasmus?!

    Everyone knows that going on Erasmus means you will put on weight. I didn't know that. Not everyone sees this physical milestone as a problem. In my case it was a real drama. But let's start at the beginning. September 2012: I leave for Erasmus in France. In my total...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus tips, 6 months ago
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    10 Unmissable and Off The Beaten Track Sights in London

    If there is one popular European city which should never be underestimated, it would definitely be London. When mentioned, one thinks immediately of Big Ben, the London Eye and Buckingham Palace. The magnificence of the Houses of Parliament is truly unique and I am...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog London, 6 months ago
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    London Nightlife | Guide to London

    Guide to London Pre-departure advice for London: preparing for your trip London Airports: How to get to the centre Accommodation in London: the best options What to see in London Public transport in London The English Gastronomy London nightlife The surroundings of...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog London, 6 months ago
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    Public Transport in London | Guide to London

    Guide to London Pre-departure advice for London: preparing for your trip London Airports: How to get to the centre Accommodation in London: the best options What to see in London Public Transport in London The English Gastronomy London nightlife The surroundings of...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog London, 6 months ago
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    What to see in London | Guide to London

    Guide to London Pre-departure advice for London: preparing for your trip London Airports: How to get to the centre Accommodation in London: the best options What to see in London Public transport in London The English Gastronomy London nightlife The surroundings of...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog London, 6 months ago
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    Accommodation in London: the best options | Guide to London

    Guide to London Pre-departure advice for London: preparing for your trip London Airports: How to get to the centre Accommodation in London: the best options What to see in London Public transport in London The English Gastronomy London nightlife The surroundings of...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog London, 7 months ago
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    London Airports: How to get to the centre | Guide to London

    Guide to London Pre-departure advice for London: preparing for your trip London Airports: How to get to the centre Accommodation in London: the best options What to see in London Public transport in London The English Gastronomy London nightlife The surroundings of...

    0 by Emily in Erasmus blog London, 7 months ago

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