Erasmus 3 – Language barriers? What’s that?

Erasmus 3 – Language barriers? What’s that?

It’s official.   I’ve spoken more English than Spanish and I’ve only been here for 28 hours.   How is that possible?   I am hoping that will change as soon as classes start. Spending a good portion of my day on the shopping centre probably didn’t help my case as most stores require their […]

Erasmus 2 – Arrival

Erasmus 2 – Arrival

  It’s happening.   Today, my journey has finally started; It’s the start of the rest the year.   It’s Erasmus.   As I left the plane, I was greeted by Madrid’s sunny weather which helped put a smile on my otherwise tired face. You see, it all started earlier this morning when I missed […]

Erasmus Part 1: Planning & Preparation

¡Hola!   Yes, you guessed it right.   I’m going to Spain and it’s going to be an incredible experience!   Why am I so sure?   Well, I can never be certain but I am currently preparing and planning for my year abroad which is why I thought it would be useful to give […]

Happy Holidays and Hello 2015

December, the month of festivities! Christmas meals, Christmas drinks, Christmas snacks, Christmas films, the list goes on… For me, December began in an incredibly stressful fashion. 8th December marked the deadline for a politics essay I had been slaving over for weeks. I find it really difficult to work at the best of times, so […]

Typical clothing of the processions

Semana Santa

The Easter period in Spain, called Semana Santa (Holy Week in English) is a really big deal. Spain is a predominately Roman Catholic country and as I have said before, it is a country that loves to celebrate and they really embrace their Easter celebrations. Although at Leicester we have 5 weeks off for Easter, […]

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