Culture Shock. It is a term we have all heard a hundred times before and it is something that every university will mention in pre-departure meetings. As Erasmus students, we all associate these two words with the beginning of our time abroad. But what do they actually mean? And is it possible to get “culture shocked” twice?
Kemm taf dwar il-lingwa Maltija? Mhux wisq? F’dan l-episodju l-ġdid mis-sensiela “Il-lingwa tiegħi, dari” tista’ ssir taf aktar dwar il-lingwa mitkellma fil-gżira ċkejkna, Malta.
After a year full of unexpected voter decisions, the other half of the western world is left wondering – why did this happen, and how did we not see it coming? In this article we dive into the idea of democracy and social behaviour and analyze the troubling problems of today’s politics. What could a solution look like?
Seven days after Christmas and the magic of the festive season slowly comes to an end. But never fear, there is still time to throw one last big party before packing up the Christmas tree and going back to work. This party is, of course, New Year’s Eve! But how do different countries celebrate the new year? And why on earth would you need a bowl of grapes, a pot of onion soup and a ridiculous amount of fireworks? Ignacio, Spain In...
Oggi, per la rubrica “Cucinando con la nonna”, vi propongo una ricetta italiana famosa in tutto il mondo che ha come luogo d’origine il Lazio, la regione della capitale Roma: la pasta alla carbonara.
While it may not be a recognised medical condition, that glum feeling you get when you return to your home university is definitely normal, and something that every Ex-Erasmus student experiences. Right? In our new series, you can follow our author’s way back into ‘normal-life’ after an eventful year abroad.