As a joint-honours French and Spanish student, I split a year’s worth of study abroad into two halves, and after a fairly close to home six months in Lyon, I ended up going away further than I’d ever been before – Mexico. This semester was my you-have-to-do-it-or-you’ll-regret-it-forever choice, as I’d never been to Latin America before, had no experience with Latin American Spanish and had never been so far away for so long before. However, I had the opportunity to go and study at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México along with a couple of other people from King’s and so I didn’t feel too scared to go too far. Continue reading “Part 2: Mexico City – Rachel Griffiths”
Hello! My name is Kacper and I’m an Economics and Management student currently in my second year. I’m doing my year abroad in Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. I want to share my experiences and tips about studying abroad. Let me begin by giving a few tips on how to pick a destination that is right for you. It is very important to consider academic reasons as well as cultural reasons when you make up your mind. Continue reading “Picking the right destination: My Experience- Kacper Brudnik”
I arrived in Lima on the 4th of March at 6pm and immediately discovered two of the most typical characteristics of the city. As soon as I stepped out of the airport, I was hit by a wave of humidity. Indeed, the Peruvian capital’s level of humidity reaches 80% during the summer and up to a 100% during the winter. It felt as if I had landed in the middle of the Amazon forest.