Do you want to learn a language when you’re studying abroad? Try out these top tips

Now you know all about the many benefits of learning a foreign language during your study abroad placement, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is to ensure those lofty ambitions of speaking a foreign language become reality. Whilst most of it is just a question of practise, practise, practise, there are a few different methods you can carry out to achieve language fluency throughout your study abroad experience.   Fake it unti...

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8 reasons you should learn a foreign language when studying abroad

The study abroad experience is more than just what you learn in the classroom. It’s about the cultural immersion, meeting people from all over the world, the opportunity to explore corners of the world previously unknown and broadening your knowledge of the world we live in. One great way to enhance your study abroad experience is to learn a foreign language. Whether it’s the native language of your study abroad destination or a language you...

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4 Study Abroad Destinations outside of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in Brazil

Brazil has never been a country to shy away but last year’s World Cup and next year’s Summer Olympics well and truly thrust Brazil under the spotlight. Throw into the mix the fact that Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and it makes Brazil a very interesting study abroad option. But it’s not just the future career benefits that makes Brazil such a great study abroad destination – surely the sun, sand, beaches and caipirinhas a...

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Alternative Places outside of Rio de Janeiro to Travel Abroad to Celebrate Carnival

Carnival season is upon us and places all over the world will be gearing up for their infamous Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re raucous, non-stop, party until the sun comes up celebrations or festivities that still maintain the religious ceremony, there’s one thing you can be sure - travelling abroad to celebrate carnival is quite the experience. And whilst Carnival or Carnaval is synonymous with the cidade maravilhosa Rio de Janeiro, there...

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Work Abroad in Medellín, Colombia

You've heard all the hype about the Ciuidad de la Primavera Eterna (City of Eternal Spring) and now you want to discover it for yourself and work abroad in Colombia’s second city, Medellín. Medellín is finally making the news for the right reasons and if you fancy climbing up the professional ladder but want to do it abroad, Medellín is an up-and-coming city for start-ups and businesses as well as being a great place to work abroad. So, has ...

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4 Study Abroad Destinations in Argentina outside of Buenos Aires

Studying abroad in Argentina has so much to offer outside of its capital: rich and varying landscapes, a reprieve from the constant city hustle and bustle, great wine and steak, of course, and most importantly, your hard-earned pesos will go a lot further away from Buenos Aires. But time and time again, Buenos Aires is the number one study abroad choice in Argentina whilst other destinations are put to one side. This article doesn’t aim to demean...

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The Complete Guide to an Internship in Paris

Whether it be to work, study or intern abroad, Paris has got to be one of the most popular destinations. And with good reason, the City of Lights has plenty to offer: a colourful history, a booming arts scene, architectural beauty and gastronomic delights around every corner. That however results in it coming at a price, both literally and figuratively, as prices and competition for internships are at a meteoric high, meaning they are hard t...

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