I remember the exact moment I found out I’d been accepted for Exchange. I remember feeling elated, anxious and everything in between. Exchange was something I had dreamed about since … Continue Reading When in Reims
While Rotterdam used to be lost in the shadow of Amsterdam as it was severely affected by the bombing of World War II, it has now been rebuilt into a … Continue Reading Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands
This time last year I was finishing my first month of living and studying in Costa Rica; a decision that would prove to be one of the greatest of my … Continue Reading Universidad de Montevideo, Uruguay
I arrived in Zurich around two weeks ago, and the rumours are true. Switzerland is definitely THE most expensive country I have ever been in. Every third car on the … Continue Reading University of Zurich, Switzerland
Life in Venezia is to live in a paradox. It’s complexly simple, quietly noisy, and idly bustling. Only one thing is concrete; it’s beautiful. I’ve found my home in Cannaregio, … Continue Reading Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Before my exchange begins next week, I have been travelling around Bologna and the Adriatic Coast (a mere hour drive). Bologna has been a fantastic destination. It is a student … Continue Reading Bologna to Venezia, Italy
I have been studying in Amsterdam for over 6 weeks now and I highly recommend and support anyone who wants a fun cultural exchange experience here in my second home. … Continue Reading From Home to Holland – University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
There’s food everywhere! You can’t walk 5 meters without spotting another place to eat! It’s been almost three weeks since I arrived to Bangkok and for one, I can tell … Continue Reading Life’s A Smoothie, With A Side Of Pad Thai, Tom Yum And More
After being on exchange in Milan for over two months, I’ve come to know one thing very clearly: fashion is everything for Italians. This city has a touch of style … Continue Reading Exchange Life in Milan – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
I am writing this blog post from a Starbucks cafe in downtown Tokyo, stealing their Wi-Fi and sheltering myself away from the snow. The warmth and familiarity of Starbucks has … Continue Reading Sophia University, Japan – My ﬁrst 24 hours in Tokyo
Between island hopping in Thailand, exam prepping in cafes and trying to localise myself in Singapore, I’ve had little time to make sense of exchange life. In hindsight, it’s been … Continue Reading Simply Singapore and So Much More
Engulfed in a thick pad of clouds, the plane banked sharply to the left as my stomach dropped a notch. I felt the pressure against my ears as we progressed … Continue Reading Singapore Sentiments
I write this post on a train from Florence to Venice, one week out from starting exchange in my host city for the semester: Dublin. I’ve only been out of … Continue Reading Preparing for Exchange.
Hey there potential exchange students, my name is Lucy and I am currently on exchange at the City University of Hong Kong. For starters, Hong Kong is a culturally diverse … Continue Reading Welcome to Xiāng Găng; My First Week at City U!