The perks of staying in a host family

Leaving home is never easy, but if you find a nice place to stay it can be less difficult.

When you choose to live with a host family you are placing a bet: you can either win it or lose it, but you`ll know it only once you know them.

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Discovering Brighton

Hey guys!
Let me tell you something about my first days here in Brighton.

I have always had a thing for England, when I was little I used to spend hours wondering how would it feel to live in such a beautiful (and unpredictable) country. Now, as a sixteen-year-old Italian student, I still fantasize about my 5 o`clock tea in a cottage in Edinburgh.

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Art doesn’t hurt ;)

So, as I told you in my first post, going to museums is an activity I adore doing. I put my headphones on, walk through alleys and let my eyes look at what they attract them.

Alone or with a friend, going to a museum will be a big breath of culture and inspiration for you, so don’t hesitate. It takes times to find what kind of art you are sensitive to, and spending the all afternoon in a museum would never be, in my opinion, a waste of time. In my case, I have to admit that I prefer romantic art. I could stay a whole hour in front of a Botticelli’s tableau. And everybody has different tastes.

I assume that it can be boring for some people but I find this activity so relaxing. Continue reading