Everything I had the opportunity to do whilst living abroad for a year and didn’t.
After 51 weeks, 9 city breaks, 3 flats, 3 bikes and 2 countries this one human is exhausted.
Here we are, I can’t quite believe it but I’m only a few days away from finishing the emotional rollercoaster and incredible once in a lifetime experience of a Year Abroad. Today I wanted to do a quick little post with my top 10 moments of the whole year, it was so tough to getContinue reading “My top 10 Year Abroad take away moments”
From a person that fell in love in the first half and had to leave to set up home somewhere new in the second! I’ll cut the first half of the story: We all know I fell in love with Berlin. Found purpose in my first ‘proper job’, made a good gang of friends andContinue reading “My top tips for the second half of your year abroad”
From someone who’s been there, done it and is about to start doing it again! The single biggest stress of my year abroad, and that of most of my friends too has been accommodation. Whether it’s finding it, keeping it or hating it and having to start over again we’ve all gotten wrapped up inContinue reading “The 5 stages of room searching”
The pressures of the student lifestyle, feeling boring and why that’s okay!
One new house, 2 new courses, 3 new housemates, several nights out, a few forced-fun Intro week activities, a bike bought and a spell of concussion…it’s been busy. Time for a life update don’t you think!?
I arrived back in the UK from my 6 months in Berlin on the 6th January and soon, 3 weeks and 5 days later I’ll be starting my next big adventure. Destination number 2 is….UTRECHT in the Netherlands!
Christmas is over, we’ve eaten our weight in treats and had an argument over something in the kitchen. Now that the tree is down and the decorations have been packed away for another year we’re in the stagnant week after Christmas but before the New Year.
I’ve smiled, I’ve cried, I’ve laughed more than ever before and I’ve sat on a pavement at 6am with a Döner…Berlin it’s been a blast!
Before I went on my Year Abroad, I had about 3 sessions (that I can remember) to do with YA prep, what to do, how to plan and all the thousands of things you should worry about. I even remember a Powerpoint presentation where there was even a slide reminding you to take your passport.Continue reading “The 5 things I wish i’d known before my Year Abroad.”