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60Km in Hamburg

60Km in Hamburg

November 2019, and our first work experience trip to Hamburg had just returned. The trip had been a great success and at Blue Stamp Travel we were looking forward to more trips in 2020. Yet that was not to be. The global travel restrictions and associated uncertainty...

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Living Abroad with a Host Family

Living Abroad with a Host Family

When I undertook a year abroad as part of my undergraduate degree, arranging accommodation was the part I was the most apprehensive about. My friend and I settled on staying with a Spanish family so we could have a better introduction to where we were living, a better...

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Top Tips for a Travelling Student

Top Tips for a Travelling Student

When you’re making the decision to move or spend some time abroad, there’s always something you’re going to forget. The experience will most likely be one of the most memorable times of your life, but how can you make it even better? Here are four things you can do to...

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Learning a New Language as an Adult

Learning a New Language as an Adult

For years, I had resisted.  Whazza point?  No need, innit.  But then, an excruciatingly embarrassing incident in a café in Funchal, Madeira.  “Your wife is Portuguese; your children are half-Portuguese.  You should be able to speak the language!” yelled the...

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Benefits of Being Bilingual

Benefits of Being Bilingual

Being bilingual is one of the most useful skills you could ever acquire, and will instantly provide you with more opportunities such as jobs, travel and international connections. The positives that can come out of learning a language are only boosted when you’re...

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