Travel

Christmas in Southern California

Courtney spent last Christmas in Southern California half way through her Texan year abroad - here's how she got on with the shopping, food and beaches!

by Courtney Mower

 
 
Spain

10 reasons to choose town life over city life

by Catherine Simpson
 
USA

New York on a Student Budget

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
Spain

The Year Abroad: One Year Later

by Emma Brown
 
China

12 tips for 12 months abroad

by Lena El-Sheikh
 
USA

Things I wish I had replaced before travelling

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
Sussex Uni

Staying Connected: The best phone plans for travellers

by Zoe Ambrozewska

Mole Diaries

 
Portuguese

The Mole Diaries: Maputo, Mozambique

by Eleanor Osborne
 
Austria

The Mole Diaries: Tyrol (Volume 2)

by Helen Parkinson
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Ciudad Real

by Michael Eley

Questions about Travel

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Recommended rail passes?

Railcards

Hello :) I just spent 6 months in Switzerland so can tell you a little about rail cards out there. You have a few options - either the half fare card (halbtax) which gets you all tickets at half price...

Q

Advice on doing a study placement abroad , please tell me tricks and tips ?

Mobile Phone

Hi Dami, I studied in Canada, (I was at the University of Ottawa), and it's such a brilliant country in which to do a year abroad! Although I can't speak more specifically on Montreal, having only vis...

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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...

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

Is it difficult to rent/buy a car for your year abroad?

Travel

Renting is easy but expensive anywhere. There is useful information on buying a car in Italy here.

Q

What are the best ways to find cheap flights?

Travel

I would look up the usual online sites:ExpediaOpodoCheapflights.com...and remember that you might get some extra money off by booking direct from the airline once you've found it on one of those sites...

Student Blogs

 
Uncategorized

Newcastle Upon Tyne In Pictures

by Lena El-Sheikh

 
Thoughts

A Bucket Full of Wanderlust

by Lena El-Sheikh

 
Thoughts

My ‘Freshers Week’ Mistakes

by Lena El-Sheikh

 
Travel

12 Tips For 12 Months Abroad

by Lena El-Sheikh

 
Other

5 Recurring Thoughts after Returning from the Legendary Third Year Abroad

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
Guestposts

China in a Nutshell (Guest Post)

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
Adventure

Beyond Words: Mémorial National de la Prison de Montluc

by Rosemary Maher

 
Adventure

Stepping Back in Time in Shirakawa-go

by Rosemary Maher

 
Adventure

Kanazawa

by Rosemary Maher

 
Adventure

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

by Rosemary Maher

 
Adventure

Kamikōchi

by Rosemary Maher

 
Living Abroad

La Vie Lyonnaise #3 | Passe l’Automne Vienne l’Hiver

by Rosemary Maher

 
Adventure

From Fuji-san to the Foothills of the Japan Alps

by Rosemary Maher

 
Adventure

Fuji Five Lakes: From Dawn to Dusk

by Rosemary Maher

 
Adventure

A Fleeting Glimpse of Fuji-san

by Rosemary Maher

 
Italy

Photoblog: The Vatican City

by Annalise Mason

 
Italy

When in Rome…

by Annalise Mason

 
Adventure

Chiloé Island

by Pippa Davies

 
Adventure

Snapshots of Puerto Varas

by Pippa Davies

 
Adventure

Isla del Sol

by Pippa Davies

 
Adventure

Snapshots of La Paz

by Pippa Davies

 
Adventure

The Salar de Uyuni Tour

by Pippa Davies

 
Adventure

Snapshots of La Serena

by Pippa Davies

 
Adventure

The Magical Rainforest

by Pippa Davies

 
Montevideo

Snapshots of Montevideo

by Pippa Davies

 
Adventure

The Atacama Desert

by Pippa Davies

 
Uncategorized

Global Graduates Article

by Emma Brown

 
England

#TravelWhereYouLive

by Annalise Mason

 
Adventure

Temple-Hopping in the Thousand-Year Capital

by Rosemary Maher

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Sussex Uni

Staying Connected: The best phone plans for travellers

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
China

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by Katharine Rutherford
 
Austria

The true importance of a pre-placement visit

by JONATHAN NESBITT
 
Spain

Applying for a visa while abroad

by Jack Graham
 
Seville

My Seville

by Beth Sutton
 
Portuguese

The Mole Diaries: Maputo, Mozambique

by Eleanor Osborne
 
UK

Very British Problems on the year abroad

by Emily Maybanks
 
Advice

The 7 best things about air travel (and hanging about for hours in airports)

by Kia Marie Hunt
 
China

Interview: how travelling to China inspired a course in Beijing

by Lexie Hall
 
Mole Diaries

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by Anishaa Aubeeluck
 
Latin America

Living in Brazil: the good, the bad and the in-between

by Kia Marie Hunt
 
Austria

The Mole Diaries: Tyrol (Volume 2)

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Holidays

Ten reasons why Sri Lanka is the best place to travel

by Nicola Gwyer
 
Birmingham Uni

48 hours in Singapore

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Advice

Interview: LGBT travel advice

by Lexie Hall
 
Birmingham Uni

Tourism vs Terrorism

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Surrey Uni

Je ne comprends pas!

by Emma Fleming
 
France

8 things to do during the first month of your year abroad

by Craig Debrah
 
Uruguay

The highs and lows of flying Business Class

by Kia Marie Hunt
 
Toulouse

How to see Toulouse in a day

by Zoe Taylor
 
Gap Year

Top tips for flying alone

by Global Graduates
 
Latin America

Confessions of a Traveller in South America

by Hannah Qurashi
 
France

Looking back over the British Council Language Assistantship

by Emma Fowler
 
Oxford Uni

Learning to love your own company abroad

by Jessica Allen
 
Money

Student Finance Travel Grants 2015/16

by Global Graduates
 
Accommodation

The 5 Unspoken Dilemmas of Hostelling

by Katie Gough
 
Work Abroad

5 reasons to work for the EU

by Jackie Minor
 
China

Travelling in Beijing

by Jenny Bainbridge
 
France

Ten top tips for travelling solo

by Rosemary Maher
 
Portugal

Essentials for a Year Abroad in Portugal - from one survivor to another

by Lewis Blakey
 
France

What to expect from your Year Abroad

by Nel
 
Toulouse

9 essential apps for your year abroad

by Zoe Taylor
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Ciudad Real

by Michael Eley
 
Money

The 18 Best Apps for Year Abroaders

by Global Graduates
 
France

Expect the unexpected on a year abroad!

by Rebecca Liquorish
 
Europe

Year Abroad weekend trip and holiday ideas

by Elissa Parker
 
Careers

Why working in a Summer Camp will boost your CV

by Elissa Parker
 
Relationships

Making the most of Ryanair on your year abroad

by Lukas Zielke
 
Advice

Why I didn't blog my year abroad

by Emily Dring
 
Advice

Transporting your stuff

by Global Graduates
 
Bordeaux

Don't forget to be a tourist on your year abroad!

by Simon Davies
 
Advice

10 tried-and-tested ways to make the most of your year abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Fly me to the moon: How to book cheap flights

by Arthur Reagan
 
Latin America

Left high and dry - what to do when plans fall through

by Global Graduates
 
Living and working in Germany

What to do when you arrive in Germany

by Claire Morley
 
Advice

Reading the small print: Understanding year abroad insurance

by Global Graduates
 
Mole Diaries

Become a Mole!

by Global Graduates