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How to Travel around Italy on a Student Budget

More often than not when you’re in a different country for a semester or two you’ll find yourself wanting to travel. It’s possible that you’ll even prioritise travelling over studying on your “study abroad semester” (sorry mum). When you’re away…

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Long-distance relationships

Ahh long distance. I don’t consider myself by far an expert on this topic as there isn’t really much of a guideline when it comes to people varying emotions and personality traits. However, as it’s something I’ve been experiencing for…

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The 4 Best Coffee Shops in Turin (with Wi-Fi)

I live somewhat differently here in Italy compared to most, that meaning, I am a millennial during the age of technology and I live without Wi-Fi in my home. The sacrilege! Or as I like to call it “the Viva…

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The one where I went to the French Riviera

The first and most last minute / spontaneous trip I did during my first semester in Italy was to the French Riviera with my Swedish friends Elin, Lovisa and Ida and my Canadian friend Laurence. Most of that weekend was…

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21 things that I have learnt in 21 years

I’ve recently turned 21 (congrats to me on making it this far) and whilst I’m aware that some people who may be reading this might be older than me and possibly thinking “she doesn’t even know the half of it”,…

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The 4 Squares you Must Visit in Turin

1) Piazza Castello: This is definitely one of the most interesting ones and where the most people will gather. It is right in the middle of the city centre. It is linked to the major streets of Turin such as…

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