UCSC, Concepcion, Chile

I started my time abroad in July 2014 flying to Buenos Aires, Argentina where a friend and I began our travels around the Southern Cone of Latin America. We visited Argentina, Uruguay and Chile, which is where I settled to begin my semester abroad. Living with a family in Concepcion made it easier to adapt to…

University Of Auckland, New Zealand

I’ve never really written a blog post before so I’m not one hundred percent sure how this works. I just hope that the people that are going abroad get a glimpse of what this actually means and how much this will affect your being as a human and your understanding of the world and of…

British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

On an American and English Literature degree, I chose to spend my year abroad at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, with a view to writing my dissertation on Indigenous literature.  I’ve had a wonderful 6 months here so far and I can’t wait to see what the remaining 2 months will bring. …

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Our situation is slightly unusual compared to the other posts on this blog, but I hope it makes for an interesting read nonetheless. My husband, Sam, and I are currently living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We are both mature students studying at UEA. I study Mental Health Nursing, whilst Sam is on the American Studies course….