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Ellie Weekes

Ellie Weekes

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." - St. Augustine

Originally from Portsmouth, UK, Ellie is currently studying for a masters in translation at the University of Bath, following a degree in philosophy and Spanish with Portuguese from the University of Exeter. Not happy unless she knows when she will be leaving the country next, Ellie's past travel experience includes a year studying and working in Spain and three months volunteering in a school for young adults with learning disabilities in Costa Rica.

Articles By Ellie Weekes

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Phuket Published 09 May 2017

Phuket is the largest Thai island and is often called the most beautiful. Its stunning beaches, varied diet, and eager-to-learn students make it an ideal place to teach abroad. From diving to the famous full moon parties, Phuket is touristy enough tha...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Mozambique Published 29 Mar 2017

Mozambique travel means experiencing a fascinating mixture of several different cultures living side by side. Its Bantu origins and Portuguese period blend together to create a truly unique country; don’t be surprised to see Portuguese delicacie...

A Guide to German Degrees Abroad Published 28 Mar 2017

Language students tend to have several things in common: they’re adventurous, they enjoy meeting new people, they’re fascinated by other cultures. Studying German abroad will satisfy your wanderlust by surrounding you with another country&...

A Guide to Learning Swedish Abroad Published 23 Mar 2017

Between ABBA lyrics that never leave your head and viking influences on everyday vocabulary (did you know that “Thursday” comes from a celebration of the Norse God, Thor?), intensive Swedish language courses put you in good company. As a f...

A Guide to Learning Italian Abroad Published 23 Mar 2017

The language that gave us words like cappuccino, opera, and al fresco also happens to be the native language of 85 million people. Intensive Italian language courses are designed to teach you as much as possible, as fast as possible - including all th...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Bolivia Published 31 Jan 2017

Bolivia’s tumultuous history, stunning scenery, and bustling cities make it stand out from the crowd. There are so many things to see and learn. Take this, for instance — Bolivia’s population has the highest percentage of indigenous ...