Tips from a Madrileña

EMILY JONES gives her top tips on how to have the perfect weekend in Madrid. We can definitely tell she’s a foodie! 1. Sangria This has to be at the top of the list. Sangria is my all time favourite drink and if you’re going to Spain it is a must. The best sangria in […]

Why moving to Spain was definitely a challenge…

BY EMILY JONES Moving to Spain was definitely a challenge, but unlike the other people I met, I arrived in Madrid with a basic grasp of Spanish. I studied the language at GCSE and tried to take it as an A-level, however, after only three months I dropped the class because I felt it was […]

ITALY VLOG TRAILER

One of the For Real Travel team has just visited Italy for a week, seeing some world-famous tourist sights in Rome, Florence and Pisa… This 30 second city guide trailer shows just a small portion of what Olivia got up to – FULL Italy vlog coming soon!  

What I wish I had been told when I moved to a foreign country: as told by a Norwegian

There’s a lot of preparation to be done before moving to another country, but what I have learnt is that no matter how much you prepare in advance, you just can’t be fully prepared for everything that comes your way. And what I found most difficult after having moved abroad to England was (quite unexpectedly) […]

A Norwegian’s Experience living in England and eating English food: Expectations vs Reality

I think most international students can agree on this – getting used to the food in a foreign country isn’t easy. In my (almost) three years in England, I’ve definitely been met with some weird food experiences, and I promise you I won’t be holding back. Here’s what happens when a Norwegian student has to […]

Quick Fire Questions about travel with student Theo Osborn

Theo is currently in his third year at the University of Lincoln studying Journalism, and he loves to travel. Plus, he hasn’t always lived in England. When he was about 7-years-old, his entire family relocated to Cyprus, where he lived for four and a half years – he even had to go to a Cypriote […]

“I was attacked by bees!”

Sam, 20, Lincoln, England “We were going to Nottingham for a trip. As soon as we were there, it was straight for the trees to climb. Knowing I was in for some serious climbing, I brought a water bottle with me. But within a minute, disaster struck. Barely one foot had stepped on the tree […]