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  • Travelling alone versus travelling with other people

    Traveling alone versus travelling with other people If you were reading my previous blog posts, you probably noticed that I am a big fan of solo travelling. And since I extremely often hear funny comments about it, I decided to write a blog post about some of my...

    0 by Katja, 13 hours ago
  • How to meet new people after moving to a new city?

    In the past seven years, I have only spent about one month and a half in my home country, meaning I travel and move around constantly. And while I love to be on the move, meeting new people can be incredibly hard, and what is even harder is keeping in touch with all of...

    0 by Katja, 4 days ago
  • Press that button!

    Chronicles pre-Erasmus: how you could feel When you apply for an Erasmus program, the very first period is so exciting because you start dreaming about all the possible destinations, how they look like, the people you could meet, the experiences you could...

    0 by Miriana, 8 days ago
  • Valencia - finding and changing accommodation

    During my year in Valencia, I changed apartment twice. I wasn't the first person this happened to and I also wasn't the only person who had difficulties in their accommodation. To help you avoid this, here are my tips for finding an apartment. There are a lot of...

    0 by Kirsty, 8 days ago
  • The reason why

    Preface […]in Sherpa country every track is marked with cairns and prayer flags, reminding you that Man's real home is not a house, but the Road, and that life itself is a journey to be walked on foot. from “What am I doing here”, by Bruce Chatwin Chatwin is one...

    0 by Miriana, 8 days ago
  • Keeping the fridge full

    Source Doing the shopping to keep the fridge full or, at least, so that it is not empty is a very simple task and something that every knows and can do. But one must always watch themselves and even more so if you are an Erasmus student, with the right amount to spend...

    0 by Evie, 10 days ago
  • How I studied in Beijing: 10 tips you must know before studying in China

    Are you planning to go to China? I hear you. I don’t regret my choice for going there one bit. It was an awesome experience, where I got to see a world that isn’t western centric and a way of being that is just different from what we’re used to. Here I’m talking...

    0 by Alaine, 11 days ago
  • Libraries in Valladolid

    Source Every student arrives at the moment where they have to stop going out and get on top of their studies. It is more difficult for some more than others to concentrate in their own home, so they go to the library to submerge themselves in a much happier studious...

    0 by Evie, 15 days ago
  • Finding a place to stay in your Erasmus city

    How to find a perfect Erasmus residence? One of the very important, and also pretty stressful things you need to do before you depart to your new Erasmus city, is finding a place to stay. In this entry, I collected the most important tips to make the search for your new...

    0 by Katja, 17 days ago
  • Mango and Coconut Entremet - A sweet dessert for a light meal!

    Ingredients: (8 parts) For the coconut dacquoise 90gr of egg whites 65gr of Semolina sugar 35gr of icing sugar 35gr of almond powder 20gr of Flour  25gr grated Coconut   For the mango mousse 225gr of mashed Mango 5cl of exotic fruit juice the juice of 1/2 Lime 20gr of...

    0 by Adam, 17 days ago
  • 25 pieces of advice I would have liked to have heard before going on Erasmus

    Leave your prejudices at home. If you don't go on Erasmus with an open mind you are not going to enjoy the experience half as much as you could. Don't judge anyone because nobody is going to judge you. A hangover is the same in every country. Prepare your body because...

    0 by Evie, 17 days ago
  • How to effectively pack for your trip?

    My tips for packing when you are travelling for longer periods of time Whether you are departing for your Erasmus semester abroad, or embarking on a three month long backpacking journey through South America, the very simple and the most important  rule for packing is...

    0 by Katja, 24 days ago
  • #101 - 10 Portuguese Academic Traditions

    In Portugal, there are many traditions and rites of passage associated to the various steps in Higher Education. For someone that is not familiar with this - like an Erasmus student - it may get very confusing since there are regional variations, from city to city and a...

    0 by Dieke, 25 days ago
  • Making the most out of your Erasmus experience

    Making the most out of your Erasmus semester abroad Trying to make the most of your Erasmus semester (or the whole academic year) abroad can be both exciting and incredibly difficult and stressful. I was lucky enough to be able to participate in an Erasmus student...

    0 by Katja, 25 days ago
  • How to get to Łódź, Poland in the cheapest way possible? 2nd part

    Source It was clear that I had to leave the issue of the fundamental premises quite clear before putting my hands to work in the task of reserving a flight to anywhere in the world and, of course, to Poland as well, which is the theme in question. And there is not a...

    0 by Evie, 25 days ago
  • My guide to Black Friday shopping

    My guide to Black Friday shopping Black Friday is a day that has almost religious importance here in the United states of America. In Europe, Black Friday is not that popular, the only good thing about it is scoring some selected clothes at ten percent off the price or...

    0 by Katja, 27 days ago
  • Most Useful Apps for Erasmus

    Heading on an adventure abroad? There is nothing more rewarding than learning to stand on your own two feet in a foreign country, where they don't necessarily speak your mother tongue. A couple of apps might be helpful for you settling into your new temporary home....

    0 by Samantha, 28 days ago
  • How to pack my Eramus suitcase?

    Source How can you fit a year in a suitcase? or better said, how do you squeeze a year into a suitcase? One of the major struggles in your head (apart from all the paperwork) is how to transport all your clothes to your new home. For this I bring you a load of advice...

    0 by Evie, one month ago

    So about roughly 2 months ago in September I started my year abroad in Cordoba, Spain. I was skeptical at first about the whole year abroad thing, but that all went out the window when I arrived here, I feel like I drew the long straw out of a hat. This part of Spain is...

    0 by Karen, one month ago
  • faculty of simultaneus interpretation

    worked world- wide as simultaneus and consecutive ingterpreter, technical translator as well as language inteructor ,faculty at various colleges and schools in Europe  and United States, Canada, at all  level of instruction,  for diplomatic and court cases

    0 by ulrike, one month ago
  • My "Work and Travel" experience in Aspen (United States)

    Hi all! I hope you are doing well. Today I will tell you about my first experience abroad, when I did a Work and Travel for three months in 2008 in Aspen, Colorado (United States). In those days, I didn't know how to speak English very well, and I my only work...

    0 by Anna, one month ago

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