how much is the student accommodation in the UK

The accommodation can be cheap or expensive, for the Romanians income, it is expensive. It varies between 200 (minimum) and 600 GBP (I won’t talk about more than 600 GBP because the subject is the student life not holiday). If your budget do not allow you more, you can find something for 200 GBP – a house with bedrooms – rent together with a few colleagues. It’s true that in the first year when you come here, you don’t have many friends, but you can find places in this type of houses. The inconvenience is that you don’t know the others, if they are troublemakers, or if they like cleaning their place; in this type of house there is only one bathroom for 3-4 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms for 5-6 bedrooms. The problem is that girls need the bathroom more than the boys (some girls more than other girls) and

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Mihela Radulescu

From my point of view Mihaela is, above all, an extraordinary woman. And I say that not only because I have been invited to several TV shows hosted by her (I was in backstage), but also because I witnessed  a video shooting directed by her, having the opportunity of talking to her in her room, on backstage. And I saw Mihaela Radulescu as she is, as human been, not only as TV personality. the TV shows I cannot say I’ve outlined an opinion about her after those TV shows. What I noticed, with no doubt, was her flawless body, very beautiful, that beauty of strong people, those who know what they want, who have succeeded in life; with a short dialogue, strictly on subject, very direct and firm in the same time. She has a very beautiful body, sculpted at the gym, sincerely I think she has exaggerated with her

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how much does a student spend on transport per month in the UK

Let’s see! In Romania, as in many countries, students use the transport, but much of them don’t buy tickets, I don’t know what the others do. I haven’t used the transport for years. But here, it’s different. It seems that the train is the most used mean of transport, it has stations in every town. It’s like a high speed tram, but it’s a train, Arriva Train Wales, it’s not luxury, but it is clean and civilized, I use it to go to University in Treforest, 4 stations. Usually, a ticket costs 6.80 GBP, it is expensive, but let’s see why. Firstly, you don’t seem to be embarrassed if you don’t have ticket. But let’s see how you can buy it; there are ticket machines in almost every station, especially in the big cities, you can buy it by cash or using the card. If the train comes and you

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how much does it cost the student life in the UK – the food

I will write every time I have the occasion: send your children to study abroad, especially in the UK. Why UK? Because this country is known all over the world, the faculty is not paid, there are no fees in many countries, for example, UK, Denmark, etc, if we are talking about the 1st faculty, if it is the second one or master or MBA, you pay, but not the school only the transport, meal, accommodation. how much does it cost the food per month for a student in the UK If you are smart you can find good food at a reasonable price, I am talking about the products that expire in 2 days. Do not worry, you can find supermarkets everywhere, at least 2 supermarkets on a distance of about 500 meters. I have one in the corner, the next one Tesco Express and Sainsbury’s at 500 meters

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brilliant, Dali Museum – Figueres

Dali Museum It is an amazing  place. I’d like to go there one more time. there are many great places I have been, there are many other places that I’ve couldn’t get, but I would like very much to get again to Figueres. genius combined with a bit of madness is indeed fascinating. if you can, don’t miss it 🙂

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back to school, student at 50 years old

Yes, as you read, I am student at 50 years old. It is an unique experience. But not in our country, in our education system, where everybody (colleagues and teachers) would have staring at you, asking you a lot of questions. Yes, I had the courage and I enrolled in a master in UK and, although I’ve had many doubts, I do not speak English very well, I’ve had to leave behind the comfort offered by my home, I haven’t known if I would be able to learn, to get accustomed to their education system (do not forget that I did a communist school) , I did it. It is a challenge that so far I can say that satisfies me completely. Don’t think it is easy, but not too hard for me. Here everything works according to certain rules, very well established, everybody has to follow them. It is

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UK, no dog shits and no Bimbo

But today I saw one (a shit), really. Sincerely, I don’t know how is possible because I have not seen many dogs since I’ve come here, only about 7 dogs. I don’t know, probably these people do not have pets. There are no dog shits on the streets, I have not seen people with dogs walking on the streets. Sometimes I see a dog at a window on my way to the train station, and rarely I see a man walking his dog. Besides, all the rent adverts specify ‘no pets’. Don’t they love pets? I have a colleague who lives in Cardiff and I will ask her about this. The fact is, there are no dogs on the streets. How is possible not to see stray dogs on the street? How is possible not to be afraid of walking on the street? Come here, in UK to see how

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Cardiff, the city with four seasons in one day

Yes, I’ve been living in Cardiff for 1 month and I will stay here for a while. I love it. I do things that at home I have never thought to do, for example, I walk more than at home where I have a car, and believe me, I don’t have any pain, back pain, feet pain, nothing. I like it very much. If I have to travel by train or bus only 1 station I prefer to walk and I am surprised too of my choice. sun, hail and rain Let’s back to topic. When I go to school, University of South Wales, in the morning, the sun is shining, I think to myself I have to go back home and take my sunglasses, but it is late and I give up, I don’t want to miss the train. I travel 3 or 4 stations, I get off the

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21st of April – The Queen’s Birthday

my words don’t make any sense. I choose some relevant articles and videos from The Telegraph. they did a really great job. just read and watch! you can see why does the Queen has two birthdays; Queen’s 90th birthday: when is it and how will it be celebrated?; the  Queen’s birthday: 90 years in 90 seconds or 8 things you didn’t know about the Queen. Happy Birthday! I am grateful that I have the opportunity to live in the U.K. image source

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Mother’s Day in Cardiff

Actually, I wrote this story last year on Mother’s Day (at the Romanian section). The only thing I’ve changed is the period of celebrating. Last year, Mother’s Day was on March 15th and this year was yesterday, on  6th of March. I consider that the Mother’s Day is celebrating at the beginning of March, on a Sunday. Yesterday I did almost the same things that I did last year, with the difference that I did’t use the train 🙂  so, enjoy! 🙂 In UK is celebrating Mother’s Day, a funny idea for me as mother, but it seems to be the same day as March 8th in Romania, the difference is that in UK is Mother’s day, not Woman’s day. There are different dates in the world for celebrating Mother’s day but March 8th is the International Woman’s day, celebrated in the ex-communist countries. I prefer Woman’s day, Mother’s day

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