This article was written by Global Graduates, published on 12th May 2011 and has been read 4019 times.
I'm studying: German at St Andrews
For my year abroad I went to: Tirol, Austria for 10 months
While I was there I: Taught English in two wonderful schools!
Five words to describe my year away are: Fabulous alcohol-fuelled self-discovery.
My top tips for anyone going there are: See my articles in the Austria section!
The cleverest people find accommodation: On www.wg-gesucht.de.
Don't leave without: A sense of adventure.
The best night out is: International partying at the Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuehel.
When your parents visit: Mine didn't - it was my year and I wanted to keep it all to myself!
My favourite lunch place: Theresienbrau - most delicious Bauerngrostl in Tirol.
My best place for a hot date: Cocktails at 360° - a 360° view of the Alps and the Altstadt - beautiful.
On a Sunday: Head to the Mieminger Plateau for a refreshing walk in a breathtaking landscape.
The most useful website I found was: www.oebb.at.
If you want to fit in quickly, you should: Go to any local bar and order a Stiegl.