Isabelle Stokes is a writer who recently swapped the London smog for the laid-back shores of Bulgaria. She has been blogging about her experiences, but here she gives us her top tips for getting to grips with this frequently misunderstood country.
Ailish McVeigh is studying English Literature and Spanish at Lancaster University and spent her year abroad studying at Universidad de Granada.
Georgia Crum is studying French and Spanish at the University of Leicester. She is spending her year abroad at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla in Mexico!
Mike Winnington is studying Modern European Studies (French, German and Politics) at the University of Nottingham. After spending seven months as a Teaching Assistant in France, he is close to finishing his four month internship in Frankfurt.
Katie Davies studied Journalism and Russian at the University of Sheffield. She spent a year in Russia, with six months in Petrozavodsk and six months in St Petersburg.
Lucy Stanford is studying Italian with International Studies at Warwick University and spent her second year studying at Sapienza University in Rome.
Natalie Earl started learning Italian Ab Initio in her first year at Royal Holloway, University of London. She spent 8 months in France working as an English Language Assistant, before transferring to Civita Castellana, Italy, where she is currently working as an intern for Tour Operator "Stop in Italy".
Christy Callaway-Gale is a (soon to be) second year student at Oxford studying Spanish and Linguistics. She is currently working as an intern at the magazine Bolivian Express in La Paz, Bolivia.
Jess Mackenzie is studying German and Spanish at Durham University. She spent her year abroad in Austria, Malaga and Salamanca.
Katie Spicer is a French and Spanish joint honours student from Kent, currently studying at Aberystwyth University. She is about to spend a year abroad teaching in France, after taking up French ab initio.