Study Abroad

My First Post! Preparing for Study Abroad.

Hey guys, so I thought I’d start my blogging experience with talking about how I’ve been preparing for my Study Abroad year in Australia and what the whole process has been like! Since term ended and all the stress of trying to make my house presentable enough to get at least some of my deposit […]

How did I fund my study abroad year?

Studying abroad was something I had previously not considered doing because I thought it would have cost me a lot. And lets be honest, university is expensive enough as it is, we don’t want to feel any poorer or in any more debt. So how did I fund my study abroad? Because of course, you need money […]

‘Summer in the City’ (of Amsterdam)

There is so much to see in Amsterdam, it can kind of be overwhelming… so here is a list of a few things I have done in Amsterdam during this warm weather and I would thoroughly reccommend!     Visit a beach Amsterdam is so close to some beautiful beaches! 30- 40 mins on the […]

Can you enjoy and succeed on a year abroad as an introvert?

Can you enjoy and succeed on a year abroad as an introvert?

So, my time in the Netherlands is drawing to a very rapid close – I go home in exactly one week and I have mixed feelings about it, but generally I am really looking forward to getting back home!   I know people talk about the cliche ‘finding yourself’ when on a gap year or […]

What do the British do better than the Dutch?

So after my first post about what ‘the Dutch do better’, here is the second part – where I will list what I think Britain got right!   1. More and longer university holidays: When I arrived here and learned that you only get two weeks off at Christmas and summer and that’s it, I was in shock. […]

What do the Dutch do better than the British?

Soooo, after living in the Netherlands for almost 10 months, I thought it would be interesting for me to list some of the things I noticed here that I think ‘the Dutch do better than the British!’   1.Celebrations: Since being here I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing Carnival and Kingsday. Carnival is a celebration within the south of the […]

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