What it’s like being on study abroad with a long-term health problem

Following on from my article about why to choose France for your year abroad, I thought I would put pen to paper about something a bit more personal. But for anyone who knows me, this article shouldn’t come as a surprise. Currently I am in Lyon as I study Law with French Law hence a … More What it’s like being on study abroad with a long-term health problem

Bali, Indonesia

Originally posted on Abs'ventures:
After spending nearly two solid weeks in the library, I had finally sat two exams, given a presentation, and wacked out an incredibly weak essay. So, it’s safe to say I was ready for recess week. Just to add to my already stressful week of uni work, our trip to…

Pick France for your year abroad because pourquoi pas?

I am currently studying at Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 in Lyon, France as a part of my Law with French Law LLB at University of Leeds. For me, learning French was always something I have enjoyed and felt connected to as I have a French speaking parent from Cambodia (a former French colony) so … More Pick France for your year abroad because pourquoi pas?

From Geckos to Humidity and Drinking from a Bag

Singapore was inevitably going to throw some cultural differences in my way. But with this in mind, nothing could truly prepare me for the weather. My first few weeks saw me constantly searching for the nearest aircon and reapplying deodorant every half hour. A few months on and I have definitely acclimatised to the heat, … More From Geckos to Humidity and Drinking from a Bag

First month abroad

I’ve now lived in Leipzig for just under a month so I thought it would be good to share my experience here so far on this blog. Leipzig is a truly amazing place – lots of people refer to it as ‘Hypezig’ or ‘a smaller/better Berlin’ and I can really see why. There’s so much … More First month abroad

Eating Abroad

Abby Posner – University of Sydney, Australia This may look like your regular, student living style burger, but in reality… it’s kangaroo. Kangaroo meat is as common in Australia as beef is in the UK (or at least so it seems based on my experience so far grocery shopping in Coles supermarket). Kangaroo doesn’t taste … More Eating Abroad