Monthly Archives: March 2011

La Vie en France

Bonjour! Ça va? Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Mike, I’m from St. Catharines and currently in my third year of university, doing a double major in French and Italian. Since August I have been studying at the … Continue reading

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Travel and Tim Hortons Substitutes: The Lifeblood of a Canadian Exchange Student

Today, I picked up the paperwork for my Russian visa application, in preparation for my trip to Pskov, Moscow and St. Petersburg. While this is still quite some time away, being from Canada, I get to fill out lots of … Continue reading

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Everyone’s a Foreigner Somewhere (Part 2 of 2)

My coach bus to Swansea finally arrived; it was now time to leave London. I’ve never been to the UK before, so I was very excited to be able to lean my head against the window and take in all … Continue reading

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The Perils of Spring

With spring rapidly approaching, I fear I shall be doing battle with the greatest adversaries of the unsuspecting exchange student, ice and giant puddles of slush. For a northern country, the Estonians do a remarkable job of keeping the roads … Continue reading

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Everyone’s a Foreigner Somewhere (Part 1 of 2)

As I’ve already mentioned in my first blog-post, I’ve been overseas for just over a month so far. That being said, I’m going to take this opportunity to (somewhat briefly?) describe what it was like upon arriving here. Rather than … Continue reading

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The Long and Short of First Semester

When asked if I would be interested in keeping a blog about my exchange to Estonia, I was roughly half way through my year abroad and the thought had never occurred to me. How do I do the previous semester … Continue reading

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Introduction Post

Greetings Reader, My name is Steve, and I’m currently in my third year of studies at Brock University. Just over a year ago, I made the wonderful decision to embark on a study-abroad exchange trip to Swansea University, in Swansea, … Continue reading

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