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My Year Abroad in France and Italy in 5 Photos

After a summer au pairing, a semester in Nantes, and a work placement in Florence, here is Rachael's diverse year abroad in five photos.

by Rachael Harper

 
 
Spain

10 reasons to choose town life over city life

by Catherine Simpson
 
Germany

Top 10 things to do in Munich

by Joanna Wilson
 
English

Study Abroad in Texas vs Leicestershire

by Courtney Mower
 
France

The Mole Diaries: Aix-en-Provence (Volume 6)

by Shannon Maile
 
USA

New York on a Student Budget

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
Oviedo

Food in Oviedo and Asturias

by Danielle Moore

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China

12 tips for 12 months abroad

by Lena El-Sheikh
 
France

The year abroad: a parent's perspective

by Jessica Wells
 
Portugal

The Mole Diaries: Lisbon

by Connie Searle
 
Living and working in France

Where to live in Perpignan

by Elizabeth Gibson
 
Health & Fitness

10 things to sort before leaving for a study abroad year

by Elise Metcalf
 
France

Finding student accommodation in France: what Toulouse taught me

by Eleanor Gill
 
China

The Mole Diaries: Qingdao

by Victoria Leigh
 
Mole Diaries

The Mole Diaries: Bielefeld

by Anishaa Aubeeluck
Q

Can anyone offer advice for finding accommodation in Lyon?

France

Hi I'd recommend using AirBnb, there's a section of their website for long-term rentals, so there's both whole-apartment options on there and collocations. You can book something before you arrive and...

Q

What are the best ways to find accommodation in Prague?

Accommodation
Q

Unhappy in my accommodation in Forli (Italy) but unsure what to do?

Italy

Hi, I had a similar experience in Spain where I was rushed into taking somewhere I didn't like with people I didn't feel comfortable around. I didn't even move in properly and I'm so glad I found some...

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Spain

The Year Abroad: One Year Later

by Emma Brown
 
Spain

The benefits of spending a year abroad as a graduate

by Elise Davies
 
Careers

How has learning a language at university inspired you?

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

The MEMO Survey to track your progress abroad

by Matthew Hepburn
 
UK

8 reasons Brexit is fantastic for UK study/work abroad students and graduates

by Global Graduates
 
French

How to describe your language ability

by Matthew Hepburn
 
Careers

How to describe your language degree in an interview

by Global Graduates
 
Work Abroad

Erasmus+ Traineeships: a guide for Employers

by Global Graduates
Q

Can you inspire me to keep my German going so I can become a Lawyer-Linguis...

Careers

It is WONDERFUL to hear that you might consider becoming a lawyer-linguist - what an incredible career path! It is hard, hard work, but worth EVERY second, as you will see from these articles we have...

Q

Are there any part-time jobs available in New Zealand?

Careers

Hi Pruthvi,If you're interested in learning more about what it's like to live and work in NZ, how about checking out our NZ section on ThirdYearAbroad.com? The NZ government's website has some great...

Q

What career advice have you received from university staff?

Careers

Here are some examples of employability advice that students were given to help them on their way :)

 
Advice

Why it's ok to hate your year abroad

by Lucy Colclough
 
France

Top tips for going abroad as a couple

by Louise Hall
 
Advice

Weird and wonderful ways to record your time abroad

by Elisa Potter
 
Advice

The Benefits of a Long Distance Relationship

by Rebecca Love
 
Advice

How to survive the year abroad in a long-distance relationship

by Rosemary Maher
 
Relationships

Surviving a long distance relationship on your Year Abroad

by Hayley French
 
Advice

Long distance break-up advice

by Jennifer Speller
 
Advice

Spending your year abroad as a couple

by Katie Gibson
Q

I'm really worried as my boyfriend is going to study in Canada for 5 years....

Long-distance relationship

Hi, a long distance relationship will always be hard but as long as you're both willing to work at it it could definitely work out! Always plan when you're next going to see each other and make sure y...

Q

Can my year abroad relationship survive my return to the UK?

Relationship

I have been in your shoes and one year after my year abroad (and having just graduated), I can confirm that a long-distance French-English relationship CAN work! My boyfriend and I had only been toget...

Q

Studying in America August 2015 for a year- long distance relationship?

America

Skype, email, write (real letters!), visit - the time will soon pass and your relationship may end up being all the stronger, with each of you enriched by separate experiences along the way.

 
Spain

The Year Abroad: One Year Later

by Emma Brown
 
Valencia

From one placement abroad to the next: what I have learned

by Alex Whait
 
Madrid

4 fun ways to get out of your comfort zone abroad

by India MacKenzie
 
Advice

Follow the Festivals!

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

My tips on keeping a year abroad blog

by Elizabeth Gibson
 
Advice

Weird and wonderful ways to record your time abroad

by Elisa Potter
 
Oxford Uni

Learning to love your own company abroad

by Jessica Allen
 
Mole Diaries

Insider City Guides: The Mole Diaries

by Global Graduates