Your year abroad is drawing to a close, and with it the blog that you've (hopefully) been keeping up since you left the UK. Now is the perfect time to reflect on all you've achieved so far and what you'd like to do in the future. Here are three ways you can use your blog to do so.
Zoe Taylor is studying BSc Business Management and French at the University of Surrey and is currently based in Toulouse, France where she is working as a Global Sourcing Intern at Airbus Group. She's used her insider knowledge to put together a guide to touring Toulouse in a single day! To hear more about the French life, have a look at her blog or follow her on Twitter.
Finding somewhere to live is one of the first big hurdles of a year abroad and many people choose to live with friends from home to help them feel more at ease. But is that a good idea?
For many of you, leaving for your year abroad will be the first time you've flown alone - an experience which many can find nervewracking. That's why we've put together our list of ten tips to make your flight hassle free (and ten things to avoid doing)...
Jenny Benson has just finished her year abroad, which she spent working as a Language Assistant in Aix en Provence. Here, she gives her advice to those of you who are about to head out! To look back over Jenny's adventures in Aix, check out her blog.
Lucy studies Spanish and History at the University of Southampton. While on her year abroad in Madrid she worked for 6 months as a marketing intern in an art museum and then for the remaining 3 months as an intern bookseller in Casa del Libro. She also spent time creating a year abroad blog, travelling throughout Spain, practicing photography and learning to play the clarinet.
Elise Davies is studying French and Spanish at Bangor University. She spent the first semester of her year abroad working as a receptionist and a waitress in a Hostel in the French Alpes and is now doing an internship in a housing company in Seville, Spain. This is why she thinks you should make the most of your summers - by spending them abroad.
Jennifer Cooper is studying French and Spanish at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is about to leave for her year abroad, which she will be spending in Lyon and Cádiz. Here are the things she's found out just in the nick of time!