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Reflecting on my relationship with languages

Florence looks back on a lifetime of language learning and picks her favourite language-related things, from facts to films.

by Global Graduates

 
 
Spain

Taking up an instrument abroad

by Lucy Colclough
 
Spain

How the year abroad can affect your friendships

by Jess Bess
 
Advice

My tips on keeping a year abroad blog

by Elizabeth Gibson
 
Toulouse

I didn't write a year abroad blog and I'm not 'an Erasmus'

by Claire Ward
 
Advice

Why I didn't blog my year abroad

by Emily Dring

Questions about Blog

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Where can I find blogs written by other year abroaders?

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Third Year Abroad's Top of the Blogs tends to be a good place to look, although these are generally from the previous year! Twitter is also a good shout.

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Is travel writing a dying art?

Careers

Many blog authors earn money, usually through advertising once their blogs gain a big enough readership for companies to want to advertise through them! But of course there are still traditional trave...

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What are some good ways to document your year abroad?

Blog

I had two main ways to document my year abroad: an in-depth online blog which I updated on average once a week, and a scrapbook. The blog I found particularly helpful, not just for my own develop...

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What are the best blogging websites?

Blog

Hi there,I've seen our students use tumblr, wordpress and blogger, which I believe are all free and straightforward to use with different things going for them. More and more universities also have th...

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