Friday, 5 April, 2019 - 14:55

Three years of ESNblog!

We are getting older but the youthful spirit remains! Thank you for reading and supporting the Voice of the Erasmus Generation!

To celebrate the third anniversary of ESNblog, we’re bringing you our 5 most read articles:

1. The magic of Erasmus Reunions

The time passed but the Erasmus friendships last forever. What part do Erasmus reunions play in helping you keep such friendships alive?

2. Erasmus love story

Could you ever imagine that a group of internationals could be a dedicated squad of baby-sisters? Discover the story of Lorena and Adrien, from Erasmus love to an Erasmus baby!

3. 5 reasons why you should never go on Erasmus

Erasmus is a truly life-changing experience, but as every adventure, it has some consequences you must face up. Are you the same person as before?

4. My dear pre-Erasmus self

Millions of doubts filled your head before going abroad. Which advice would you give to the person that left their home a few months ago to live the Erasmus experience?

5. I have depression yet I did Erasmus

Everybody talks about post-Erasmus depression, but what about if you suffer from it before going on exchange? Take a look into the article and learn how it feels like!

If you’ve just discovered the ESNblog, this is just the beginning! 

We have much more fascinating stories for you, so keep exploring and stay tuned for more great articles!  


Erasmus, Culture
Sometimes we just feel like we need a change. To shake up the status quo. To challenge ourselves. Like I did, when I went on Erasmus to work as a language assistant for children.
If you are looking for a city with beautiful gothic architecture, historical sights, breathtaking museums and even a few witches roaming the cobbled streets, look no further: Edinburgh is the place for you!
ESN’s mission is to represent international students, but it can be done in many ways. Would you like to better understand ESN’s scope of work? Then this article is just for you!
Let me introduce you to a pocket-sized fairytale, a city small enough to cycle from one end to the other in twenty minutes, but large enough to offer you bundles of new ideas, sights, designs and cuisine.
The preconception of Erasmus is that you revamp yourself abroad because you’re in a brand new place. This rebirth could also include volunteering. But why should you volunteer on your break from real life?
Going on an exchange may be a costly business. Will you be able to keep up with your normal routine? I asked two students from different countries to break down their budget to shed some light on this question.