Best regions of Valencia to live in (12months) for a language assistant wanting a great, fun, social experience?

I lived near that area for my YA, it's a good location with only 3 stops to the main centre and roughly 6/7mins on the metro!Personally, I found a flat online before I went because I was nervous I wouldn't find anything, but there are loads of adverts in the streets for flats for erasmus students:)

Aug 19th 2016, 20:31 | 1 answer

Best way to travel around Spain and Portugal?

A lot of people in Spain and France use shared ride apps/services like Blablacar - it's very cheap and almost always something available. I'm sure it's similar in Portugal.Local trains in Spain are also very affordable, but high speed ones can be pricey (especially without advance tickets). The...

Jul 31st 2016, 16:19 | 1 answer

I'm going to Madrid for my year abroad, I was wondering whether it's easy to find a part time job? and if yes, which place would you reccomend?

The easiest jobs to find are working as an au pair or teaching English. There are plenty of groups on Facebook which help you to find people looking for English lessons or care for their children. Make sure you find out the going rate and don't undersell yourself, when I was there people could...

Jul 21st 2016, 11:46 | 1 answer

SPAIN: do people recommend finding accommodation before or after arriving?

I would advise staying in an Airbnb or hotel and dedicating a good few days to flat hunting. I was in Madrid so it may be different where you are but there were plenty available and there are phone numbers on the side of balconies of flats to rent. There are also Erasmus groups on Facebook which...

Jul 12th 2016, 12:11 | 1 answer

Using a Spanish phone with a UK SIM card?

I think you'd be better off getting a Spanish sim, and just buying an unlocked phone... Dual SIM phones are fab, that's what I used on my YA and it saved the hassle of telling everyone about which number I was on when I came back for the holidays etc 

Mar 29th 2016, 7:05 | 1 answer

Can you study abroad with no/little knowledge of the language?

Yes you can - I study French and went to France. Had a few friends there with little or no French speaking ability. They got involved with the Erasmus community (where English is usually the common language) and with local French people who wanted to practice their English. They then took...

Mar 15th 2016, 12:38 | 3 answers

University of Salamanca term dates?

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Jan 14th 2016, 16:18 | 1 answer

Where will I go for my Third Year Abroad studying more than one language?

If your degree is 'Business and Spanish' then usually Spanish should be the priority. If a year abroad is integrated into your degree then a year abroad in Spain or a Spanish-speaking country is obligatory. It's definitely important to keep your Italian ticking over, so why not enrol in some...

Jan 5th 2016, 1:48 | 1 answer

What kind of jobs could I do for the summer in Spain?

Have a think about what you want to do as a career - or at least what you'd like to try out! Then contact Spanish companies in that industry. Apply speculatively - don't wait for a job post on a jobs board - just email the Spanish company with your CV and how you think you can help them. You...

Oct 23rd 2015, 20:49 | 1 answer

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