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10 things about Barcelona Wikipedia doesn’t tell you

If you’re going to study in Barcelona, there are several things you should know about the city you are moving to. Here’s a list of 10 things about Barcelona and its local citizens that you won’t find on Wikipedia. Read more

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When people ask me, why are you working at Uniplaces…

Hey guys and gals,

I’m Miguel. Soon to be 25 years old, and a fan of Lisbon, the city where I was born. I consider Lisbon to be one of the best cities in the world (feel free to ignore my home bias!). For those who know me well it was no surprise when I left my nice and cool job in Milan about 2 years agoRead more

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Erasmus emails that count

While studying abroad or travelling the world, keeping in close contact with those in our lives is imperative. Adventures are had, stories are shared and, of course, embarrassing tales are talked about for months and even, years to come! This was the case for the founders of Memeoirs. Read more

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Rotterdam: how to enjoy the most modern and vibrant city in The Netherlands

Futuristic skyscrapers, breathtaking skyline, suspended bridges, cubic houses…  are we in The Netherlands? The answer is yes, and the city is Rotterdam. The town was completely bombed in the Second World War, and since then, it has been reconstructed in a modern and futuristic way through the contribution of inventive architects from all over the world.
The city vibe is very multicultural (47.7% of the population is non-Dutch), and thousands of international students come every year for the great quality and prestige of its Universities. Read more

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9 ways to make money while studying abroad

Studying abroad is an exciting way to see and explore the world, but it can be an expensive way to do so. Many students find themselves short of cash and feel the need to take on a job to help them finance their daily expenses. Read more

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