Foreign Correspondent Coordinator, Maddie Baker, discusses her impression of Portugal after travelling around the country for two weeks. Despite the growing tourist industry, she believes that Portugal retains its vibrant culture.
Foreign Correspondent Coordinator, Maddie Baker, takes a look at the new Ukrainian president and what his unconventional rise to power may have in store for Ukrainian politics.
In 1979, John Paul II became the first Pope to visit Ireland and the most Catholic country in the world greeted him with unmatchable excitement. Behind this response, the reality was that the Church was a dominant force determining law and social policy. Gradually, it has been revealed that the Church was responsible for and […]
The ‘Eternal City’ draws in tourists from across the globe by combining its epic history with the bustle of modern city life. Rome is one of those travel destinations – everyone seems to know someone who’s jetted off to the Italian capital, don’t they? But, Rome is more than a destination to tick off from […]
While language learning is recognised for advancing cognitive skills, there is an equally important benefit – improved cultural understanding. In fact, I have found it impossible to learn a language without taking in the culture of that country. In my case, by learning beginners’ Japanese, I have been introduced to a very distinct culture; Japan […]