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

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

My first impression of America when I got here was definitely how big it is

My first impression of America when I got here was definitely how big it is. I arrived in the evening and decided to walk around the campus a little and city to get my bearing. Immediately I could tell how large the place was (by large I mean open-spaced). Whereas London where I live is … More My first impression of America when I got here was definitely how big it is

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

Moving in…

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? Arriving on campus seems like a lifetime ago. Having been at Nanyang Technological University for nearly a month now, it is definitely starting to feel like home. When we first arrived I was so overwhelmed by how big the campus was, it made Leeds uni look like a high…

First Impressions…

Originally posted on Abs'ventures:
After nearly a day of jumping time zones, switching flights and hauling luggage we finally arrived at our hostel. Staying in Little India for the first few days allowed us to easily explore central Singapore before we moved ‘out to the sticks’ (as everybody kept telling us). The MRT is…