On a Quest for the Lost Motivation

Lack of motivation is a common issue all volunteers face. However, the situation doesn’t have to be so complicated since there are multiple ways to bring back the initial excitement and joy that made us fall in love with ESN.Read more
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Volunteering

Are You Travelling for the Right Reasons?

Sometimes we travel because we feel pressured by our environment to explore certain places. But that’s not why we should travel - our trips shouldn’t be about countries, but about experiences instead.Read more
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Travels

Internship Experience in ESN

I had no clue there was a possibility of doing an internship in another ESN section until I found myself among the ranks of one of the biggest and most active sections - ESN Lisboa.Read more
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Volunteering, Employability

#MobilityIsMyLifestyle: Budapest and Barcelona

Follow the adventures of the winners of #MobilityIsMyLifestyle competition on their trip to five European cities in a span of two weeks and rediscover the curious traveller in you!Read more
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Travels

To the End of the World and Back

‘Are you only going to Auckland, or further?’, I was asked by a couple while waiting for boarding. ‘Further? Where could I possibly go further?’ I asked, laughing. And this is how my farthest trip began.Read more
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Travels

#MobilityIsMyLifestyle: Krakow and London

Follow the adventures of the winners of #MobilityIsMyLifestyle competition on their trip to five European cities in a span of two weeks and rediscover the curious traveller in you!Read more
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Travels

Mental Health Among Students

Mental health is getting more and more recognition and the stigma around it is slowly disappearing. But what about mental wellbeing of students?Read more
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Health

#MobilityIsMyLifestyle: Milan

Follow the adventures of the winners of #MobilityIsMyLifestyle competition on their trip to five European cities in a span of two weeks and rediscover the curious traveller in you!Read more
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Travels

Cooperating with other student organisations - experience diversity!

It’s never easy to get out of your comfort zone; that is what you first experienced when you decided to join ESN. But the rewards usually outweigh the challenges. So why not take on the challenge of cooperating with student organisations other than ESN?Read more
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Volunteering

Eating Healthy During Erasmus

Do you think eating healthy is too expensive and too time-consuming to keep it up during Erasmus? You couldn’t be more wrong!Read more
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Erasmus, Health

American Experience: First Impressions of my Exchange in the US

Many say that films do not reflect reality, but I dare to say that when we’re talking about the American college experience, the glamour, alcohol and drama are not far from the truth. In the end, isn’t it America, the land of endless possibilities? Read more
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Culture, Travels

Equality in Europe

Our partner, Spotahome, works with people who are moving to places completely unfamiliar to them, and there’s one area of life more important to future movers than any other: equality.Read more
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Culture, Social Inclusion

Do You Know How To Party?

Na zdrowie! ¡Salud! or Cheers! - regardless of the language, this is one of the first words we learn when we go abroad.Read more
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Erasmus, Culture, Health

Make the Most Out of Your Erasmus Experience

Going on an Erasmus exchange is an amazing experience. Make sure that you make the most out of this period and that, looking back, you won’t have a single regret!Read more
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Erasmus

I love my home country – but I’m not coming back

“Happy he who like Ulysses has returned, successful from his travels, Then returned, wise to the world […] Live amongst his family to the end of his age!” wrote the French poet Joachim du Bellay. But what if Ulysses had been on an Erasmus?Read more
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Erasmus, Travels

Two years of ESNblog!

Already two years have passed and ESNblog keeps growing! Thank you for reading and supporting the Voice of the Erasmus Generation!Read more
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Volunteering

Dear Mum, Of Course Erasmus Benefits My Health

Regular workouts and a healthy diet aren’t the first things that come to your mind when you think of Erasmus, however, the International Erasmus Games are here to change that. Join us on the healthy side of Erasmus and make your mum proud!Read more
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Erasmus, Health

Tips on How to Decorate Your Erasmus Dorm Room

Making a second home can be hard. Follow these easy steps to create a magical dorm room during your exchange.Read more
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Erasmus

The New Dawn - AGM Costa Brava

It’s been a few days since we said goodbye to the sunny Costa Brava and left it with a heavy heart. Humming the melody of Mahna Mahna and finding Swiss chocolate in every corner of our luggage we are here to tell you the final story of AGM Costa Brava.Read more
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Volunteering

Why Exchange Studies are Suitable for Introverts

Are you an introvert who is unsure about studying abroad? Moving abroad is an important step in a person’s life, so learn beforehand what you can expect from the experience. Read more
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Erasmus

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The magic of travelling alone is often hidden, underlying. I realised it only after the initial fear was gone and I explored this city, learned all its secrets, heard all that it had to whisper to me - only to me. You can’t not fall in love with it.
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Read Mario’s inspiring personal story about constantly testing his limits and, ultimately, participating in one of the largest sporting events in the world - the NYC marathon!
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Finally! Holidays are coming! Christmas traditions rely heavily on food, so we get to indulge in countless delights in the comfort of our winter clothes. But why limit our taste buds only to what we are used to?

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It’s not too late to visit foreign countries for Christmas - you can take a pick from this list of budget-friendly destinations right now!
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Sleep is an essential part of our lives, yet many of us neglect it completely. In a hectic life we rarely get enough hours of rest, not to mention its quality, and we may not even realise the consequences. It’s time to take better care of yourself!
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No matter whether you are an experienced volunteer or are just thinking about joining a volunteer organisation, this quiz will help you understand better what volunteer path fits you best. Good luck!

Prepared by Dora David

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