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Exploring Peru through Herts Success

[Bryony Wharfe | Contributing Writer] On the 2nd June 2016 me and 10 other students from the University of Hertfordshire set off to Peru from Heathrow airport. 24 hours of plane journeys and stop offs later, we landed in Lima ready to enjoy the next 18 days. We applied to go on this trip earlier in the year through Herts Success, scheme run by Herts that gives disadvantaged students a chance to do things they may not have been able to do otherwise, and out of 60 applicants we

Hertfordshire and Beyond: Cesky Krumlov

Images by Amy Parry [Amy Parry | Contributing Writer] A few weeks ago Amy Parry shared her experience of becoming an intern in the Czech Republic, what it was like to work there and how she had overcome personal fears in order to teach her colleagues English. Then Amy let us in on what it was like to live in another country and how she’s been getting on. Today Amy tells us about her visit to Cesky Krumlov. This weekend we rented a car and drove down south to a city called Ces

Hertfordshire and Beyond: Working and Living in Czech Republic

Images by Amy Parry [Amy Parry | Contributing Writer] A few weeks ago Amy Parry shared her experience of becoming an intern in the Czech Republic, what it was like to work there and how she had overcome personal fears in order to teach her colleagues English. This week, Amy lets us in on what it’s like to live in another country and how she’s been getting on. APARTMENT HUNTING Before we came to the Czech Republic the plan was to stay in a hotel room for the first few weeks un

Hertfordshire and Beyond: Working in Prague

Images by Amy Parry [Amy Parry | Contributing Writer] Five months ago my boyfriend told me the most amazing news; he had been offered a six month placement in the Czech Republic to work for the third biggest information technology company in the world. I was lost for words, I felt like the proudest girlfriend in the world but there was a part of me that felt broken. He wanted me to come with him for the summer but I was unsure on what to do. Part of me wanted to play it safe