Stranded in South America

My name is Rachael, I study Modern Languages and this year I’ll be an English Proof-reader for the Linguist Magazine. Last year I spent a semester studying in Uruguay, a lovely little country in South America nestled between Brazil and Argentina. Whilst I was out there, I set myself the challenge to explore as much…

The Best Purchase of my Year Abroad

My name is Eleanor Smith, and I’m the Creative designer for the Linguist Magazine 2020/21. I’m a fourth year French and German student, and I had the pleasure of working in Germany as an English Language Assistant on my Year Abroad. When people find out you’re going to live abroad, you’re naturally met with a…

The Hotel on Wheels – The Night Train Experience

I’m Harvey, I’m a Final Year German student, and I’m also the Publicity Officer and German Editor! This time last year, I was en route to the wonderful little town of Tübingen, around 40 minutes away from Stuttgart, to start my year abroad. I decided to take the easy option and fly out in September,…

Stammtisch: More than just a Beer with Strangers

Hi I’m Roberta, a fourth year French, German and Russian student, returning from my year (ish) abroad in Erfurt and Moscow.  This year I will be undertaking the role of Treasurer for the Linguist Magazine. As an avid networker, I am eager to get involved with such a cultural and international community in Birmingham, especially…

Living the Valencian Dream

I am Emily, this year’s Secretary of the Linguist. I am going into my second year of studying Spanish and Italian. I cannot wait to see what this year has in store for the magazine! Someone once asked me if I could relive any day in my life, what day would it be? I thought…

Лучшие места, где можно поесть или просто заказать напиток в Москве!

По Sasha Edwards Вы скоро переедете в Москву? Или Вы планируете посетить Москву в недалёком будущем? Вы хотите узнать о некоторых хороших барах и ресторанах? Тогда это руководство для Вас! После семи месяцев в Москве я думаю, что я могла бы Вам немножко посоветовать и помочь! Москва ночью 1. Ресторанный дворик в Охотном Ряду! Это…

Mache dich für dein Auslandsjahr in Deutschland bereit

Chloe Lauret Du hast gerade dein Aufnahmeschreiben erhalten und bist wirklich aufgeregt, nach Deutschland zu gehen, aber nicht sicher, wie du dich vorbereiten solltest: lies weiter! Finde eine Wohnung! Unterkünfte in Deutschland sind in der Regel billiger als in Großbritannien. Das Studentenheim ist sehr gepflegt und wenn du alles leicht finden möchtest, beginne mit deiner…

Pulau Tioman: a Paradise Island

By Victoria Jackson With its white-sand beaches, luscious rainforests, waterfalls and marine life, Tioman Island really does have something for everyone. Situated off the east coast of Malaysia, it is a short boat ride from the mainland, making it perfect for a weekend getaway…  As we arrived on Tioman Island at sunset, we knew we’d…

La cuisine toulousaine : les quatre meilleurs plats locaux

De Camille Stevenson L’été dernier, j’ai visité Toulouse et j’ai été époustouflé par les plats délicieux de la ville. Voici mes quatre plats toulousains préférés, que vous devez goûter si vous avez la chance de visiter cette incroyable ville française. En quatrième place : Le magret de canard Ce plat utilise la poitrine d’un canard mulard,…