Packing

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10 things I wish I had been told before being a Language Assistant

by Joanna Freeborough

 
 
USA

Things I wish I had replaced before travelling

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
Portuguese

The Mole Diaries: Maputo, Mozambique

by Eleanor Osborne
 
Portugal

The Mole Diaries: Lisbon

by Connie Searle
 
Health & Fitness

10 things to sort before leaving for a study abroad year

by Elise Metcalf
 
Advice

Confessions of Study Abroad Coordinators

by Global Graduates
 
Teach abroad

Top tutoring tips

by Helen Johnson

Mole Diaries

 
Portuguese

The Mole Diaries: Maputo, Mozambique

by Eleanor Osborne
 
Portugal

The Mole Diaries: Lisbon

by Connie Searle
 
Austria

The Mole Diaries: Tyrol (Volume 2)

by Helen Parkinson
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Murcia (Volume 2)

by Sandra Corbett
 
Exeter

The Mole Diaries: Exeter

by Nell Fane

Questions about Packing

Q

What are your five year abroad essentials?

Packing

Depending where you're headed, and whether you use it- Dry shampoo! it doesn't exist in South America much to my dismay.. 

Q

Cheap ways to transport stuff back home?

Travel

See the answer to the previous question: How do I transport all my stuff? It recommends a good firm called Send My Bag.

Q

What do you do about books on your year abroad?

Culture

Grab yourself a Kindle. Amazing battery life, lightweight and practical, cheap books from Amazon (that is, if you can't find them for free online...), and if it does happen to break, Amazon are fantas...

Q

How do I transport all my stuff?

Belongings

When I went out to Italy, my parents and sister came with me so I had 4 bags of hold luggage included with our flights, so coming out wasn't a problem for me (I only used two in the end - I don't have...

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