Disclaimer. This advice/information is based on my experiences in France. Bear in mind things won't be the same everywhere or for everyone. As much as I hope you don't get ill on your year abroad, if you're working with kids as part of British Council, your immune system is going to take a beating. … Continue reading The doctors, the pharmacy and getting the pill in France
Rhiannon Copeland Despite spending many of my weekends back home galloping round the Yorkshire countryside like something from Wuthering Heights, I am most definitely a city girl. As much as I love the beauty and tranquility of the country; there’s just something wonderful about the noise, mayhem and diversity which comes with city life. I’ve … Continue reading Devoted City Girl On Surviving Small-Town-Living
Hannah Bickerton Polite notice : before reading ahead on this post, please understand that this is intended as being light-hearted and a funny read, I do understand that some people may view stereotypes as outdated or as a way of me saying ‘all French people are the same.’ Please know this is not the case at … Continue reading LES STEREOTYPES EN FRANCE-VRAI OU FAUX?
Hannah Bickerton Hey everyone! So after reading the other great posts my friends have written for you all I thought it was about time I gave it a go. I'll give you some information about me first. I'm Hannah and I’m based in Hyères les Palmiers, a small town in the south of France (French … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Language Assistant
Chloe Drury and Katie Cooke We all know that there is a negative stigma attached to long distance relationships. Let’s face it, it’s not exactly the most exciting prospect: living in different countries to the one you love. BUT DON’T BE DISHEARTENED, we are here as living proof to you all that it IS indeed … Continue reading 10 Top Tips For Coping With Erasmus While In A Relationship
Rhiannon Copeland French men have traditionally been seen as more romantic, desirable and charming than their British counterparts. Is it their accent? Their dress sense? Their skills in the… kitchen? Whatever it is, many people go crazy over the idea of a rendezvous with a smooth-talking monsieur. But it seems to me that these seductive, … Continue reading Why French men aren’t charming, just creepy af.
It’s difficult choosing how to spend your Year Abroad. Each option has its advantages and disadvantages. Whether you have no idea of what to pick, or if you’ve already decided and just need that last bit of reassurance, the following guide will help you make up your mind. Please note the experiences in this post … Continue reading British Council, Uni or Work Placement?