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Read blog posts written by young people who share their experiences of living abroad.
Ever since I was little I have always loved to travel. As I grew older I knew that I wanted to make sure that no matter what career I chose in the future – it would need to involve travelling!
At the start of my second year of university, after thinking for a long time about environmental and ethical issues, I decided to stop eating meat and fish and become a vegetarian.
Do the British really get together every afternoon at 4 to sit and drink several cups of tea? Ask any of my German students and they will tell you 'YES!'
It takes a lot of bravery to move house. It takes even more bravery to move abroad.
For two months, I have been an English teacher in Beijing. However, there has been little time to visit the sights in the city where I live.
Remember, Remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot should never be forgotten!
I have now been in Ciudad Real, Castilla La Mancha for four weeks. I am here as an English language assistant with the British Council, teaching in a primary school in Spain.
Studying abroad has become somewhat of a rite of passage for many Europeans seeking to broaden their experiences, add to their language skills and explore new cultures.
Change is always hard but perhaps nothing is a bigger challenge than moving to a new place, whether it be a new school or in my case a new country.
'Languages are important', 'I know they’re hard but don’t give up!', 'they’ll help you in life'.
For three weeks this summer I decided to leave the hustle and bustle of London to experience a completely new adventure in Costa Rica.
As part of my languages degree at university, I have just moved to Santander in Spain to teach for nine months. Despite a few preparatory lectures, you never know what to expect until you arrive
Halloween is a big deal in many parts of the world. Little children love to dress up and go trick or treating, filling up their bags with chocolatey goodies and delicious sweets.
You may have heard of Guy Fawkes Night, a festival celebrated in the UK on the fifth of November. People celebrate with fireworks and bonfires.
I have been teaching in a middle school in China now for about 2 months.
I really love breakfast. It’s my favourite meal of the day! I think it is so important to eat a big healthy breakfast so you have enough energy for the rest of the day (or at least until lunch!).
I love chocolate. In fact, if I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, it would definitely be chocolate.
Earlier this year I visited Europe with two of my friends from university. We stopped in four cities: Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague and Cologne.
I moved to the Spanish capital, Madrid, nearly two months ago. I am here for a year teaching English in a secondary school as a language assistant.
Exposure to different cultures is one of the main reasons I enjoy visiting other countries.
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