Bali, Indonesia

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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…

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

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Spontaneously booking a flight to Vietnam for the upcoming weekend reminded me exactly why Singapore is the perfect base for travelling around Southeast Asia. With just 1 hour and 45 minutes in the air, we landed in Ho Chi Minh City, situated in the south of the Vietnam. Chaotic: the…

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Despite having already been to Kuala Lumpur a few years ago, I went back for the weekend with a group of friends who wanted to go (did someone say FOMO?). With some of us arriving on a later flight, we turned up to our apartment only to be given a…

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…

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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…

Oktoberfest

You never know where friendships you make during your time at Uni are going to take you. Last weekend Jakub and I spent a weekend in Munich visiting our friend Johannes, a former exchange student in Leeds who lived with us in Dev while we were in our first year. After spending seven hours on … More Oktoberfest

26 Days in Germany

This summer I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to spend a month on a funded summer school studying at the University of Bayreuth, located in north Bavaria Germany. The first thing someone told me when I said I was going on a summer school was “a month won’t be enough time”. How right … More 26 Days in Germany