The Erasmus programme has its 30th anniversary this year! That means that until now over 3 million students were able to travel and study in another country thanks to the programme. I have only 2 months of my Erasmus left! How did that happen and where did the time go? Well, I do miss my uni, my family and so many things, but as always, I don’t want this adventure to be over yet. So I put together 30 benefits of going on an Erasmus … Read more 30 amazing advantages of Erasmus
I finally decided to write a post about my city- Warsaw! Although I live abroad now, I visit home frequently, around every 3-4 months. Apart from running like crazy trying to fit seeing everybody during my short time home, I usually manage to visit some of my favourite places in the city as well. Poland receives a growing number of tourists every year. With cheap flights from Europe to many Polish cities it’s easy to plan a weekend getaway to Warsaw or some of the … Read more 10 reasons to visit Warsaw this summer
What I love the most about travelling is discovering the underrated places that turn out to be beautiful although you’ve never heard about them before. This Easter weekend was the first time I was spending Easter abroad and not with my family, so I knew I had to take the opportunity to do something special. So My Travel Companion and I decided to take advantage of the four days off and take a citybreak in Vigo with a trip to Islas Cíes. It was a … Read more Vigo and Islas Cíes- a hidden gem of Spain
I have mentioned getting a part time job as a way to boost your future career prospects and an additional source of income to finance you studying abroad. And I think it’s one thing that everybody should do at some point in their life. If you spend your twenties relying on your parents’ help you’re losing a major opportunity for gaining life experience and, basically, successfully learning how to “adult”. But to balance university with a job can be a hard task. That’s why I … Read more How to balance university with a job
Albufera Albufera is a freshwater lagoon, separated from the Mediterranean sea just by a small strip of land. It has a variety of flora and fauna, so it’s a must see for the lovers of nature looking to get out of the crowded city for a while. The locals offer short boat trips around Albufera. The perfect time, if you can make it, is to get one to see the sunset. As it is also used to cultivate rice, the villages around Albufera specialize in … Read more 3 perfect ideas for a day trip from Valencia
If there’s one thing I really love about the Spanish is their absolute love of celebration and general party. Okay, there are far more things I love about this country, but this one simply impresses me the most. Valencia has just finished celebrating their regional fiestas- Las Fallas. I was planning on writing about it before, but the pure madness of Fallas just sucked me in so here I am only a day after telling you how it was. Las Fallas is a local celebration … Read more What are Fallas de Valencia? My perspective on the 2017 celebrations
I went to study abroad in Scotland over two years ago. Now, I am in the middle of my degree with another two years to go and I have discovered that studying abroad has a lot more to offer than I thought at the beginning. I want to tell you how studying abroad can be a way to fulfil that travel dreams of yours. I am no stranger to that fantasies of wandering around the world. Although choosing a university in a different country was … Read more If you want to travel- study abroad!
Studying in Europe Studying in Europe is guaranteed to be a wonderful experience whether you are European yourself or not. It is a continent of great diversity and offering world-class education institutions. In addition, European Union encourages young Europeans to move around as part of their student mobility policy. And I am loving it! I already took advantage of so many opportunities offered only because my country is a part of the European Union I cannot recommend it enough. But EU also welcomes other international … Read more How much does studying in Europe cost?
The decision is made. You decided to study abroad in Europe, but you have no idea where to go and how to go about it? No worries, I have been there. There are some questions you should start with asking yourself. And then you can research all the options and get an idea of what is out there for you. There will be a lot of research involved so be prepared. It might be scary at the beginning. I myself was absolutely convinced that whatever … Read more What to consider before going to study abroad in Europe?
Galicia was the first place I ever visited in Spain. It brings a lot of memories: I barely spoke Spanish back then. The fact that in Galicia they usually speak Gallego rather than Castillian Spanish which I was studying, didn’t make it any easier. But it was my first international exchange and I had a blast. I haven’t been there since, but recently my Favourite Travel Companion decided to move there, so I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days there and explore … Read more Galicia Itinerary- A tale of two cities