Thoughts about the end of my Erasmus


My experience started in January when the sun sets early and temperatures are still frigid. I arrived at Hull with a few volunteers that help foreign students to settle in, and on that day I met some of the people that became part of my group of friends. Raluca, one of…


An afternoon break on Newland Avenue, Hull

My favourite cafés The English afternoons are getting ever longer and ever sunnier. I am truly surprised by the weather – I was expecting grey skies and rain every day as I live in the North of England, but I’ve only had to open my umbrella, say, three times…  I…


Social life on campus – University of Hull

social life campus

Almost a month in Hull. I’m enjoying my new life here more and more, and every day I find out something new to do. During the week I go to class only for 6 hours in total, therefore I have a lot of free time. I study at the library…


First impressions of Hull

hull viaggiovagando

A guided tour into the Old Town Hull is more than what I was expecting. Having decided upon other destinations for my semester abroad, I had no clue where the city was located. I googled it to have a general picture of Hull, but it wasn’t love at first sight.…


English life begins

viaggiovagando hull

Second week in Hull and it seems I’ve been here forever. Yet everything is so new that obviously I don’t feel at home. Time flies here: the days seem shorter, stores and bars close early and people meet before 9 at night, so basically I have to change all my Italian…


Welcome to England!!!

university of hull

My arrival at Kingston upon Hull After a period away from social media, I’m happy to update my blog again, this time in English (sorry for any mistake, but I want my new friends to be able to read my posts).  I arrived in the UK a few days ago…