Paris! – one week in

So here I am in the capital of France for the summer - la ville d'amour! I'm doing an office internship with a fairly fancy company, which I found through my university career service. Four interviews later, I made it! A huge thanks to the Erasmus traineeship grant (check it out!) plus my salary and …

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Watching the English Language Sort Of Taking Over

The spread and infiltration of the English language throughout Europe (and the world) is an interesting phenomenon. Going on the people I've met, non-English speakers see it as either a bad thing, or an inevitable thing. Perhaps they like learning and talking the language, perhaps they don't, but either way, it seems they don't have much …

St Petersburg 6: A Month In

Spring is in the air at last! These pictures are the same tree in Mikhailevsky Garden, taken a month apart: It was really cool to catch the last bit of snowy Russia, such a beautiful atmosphere, but actually a few weeks of winter was enough! Not many people are cut out for such cold and darkness.