Monthly Archives: October 2013

Stockholm: A City of Islands

  It is hard to know what to say about Stockholm after a single weekend; it seems that it is one of those cities where the true heart is under the surface. On the surface what you see is a … Continue reading

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Sweden: Tractor Racing

What do we do on a Saturday afternoon in the Swedish countryside? Watch a Tractor Race of course! Off across the country we went under a bright and beautiful Autumn sky that emphasised the vibrant colours of the trees slowly … Continue reading

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Sweden: Mushroom Picking

Last Friday we went mushroom picking in the forest near Tranemo town. This year there has been very little rain all summer and therefore the ground does not have enough moisture for a lot of mushrooms to grow. However, this … Continue reading

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Sweden: What is a Kulturskola?

Kulturskola = Culture School It is actually exactly what it sounds like: a school for culture! But how exactly did in come about in Sweden? And why is it so popular? So according to the co-ordinator of our EVS programme … Continue reading

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Back-Tracking: BARCELONA Jan-August 2013

  What I was doing So once again I taught English in order to live and work in another country, but this time it was technically an internship. I chose to be underpaid at 3 euros an hour (not officially … Continue reading

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