Giulia Zecchini
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Giulia is from Milan and lived there for 18 years. She then moved to the small town of Leamington Spa to study a BA in Sociology at the University of Warwick. Secretary of the Italian Society, Captain and Coach of the Basketball team and photographer for University events, she had w very busy years but she felt it was time to go back down south to her mediterranean roots. After taking a Spanish course at the University she decided Madrid was the place for her; vibrant capital with many social and economic issues to stimulate her studies and interests. Here she is now, in Madrid, living the life and studying at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, one of the oldest and largest Universities of Spain. Between 'huelgas' and crazy demonstrations she makes her way around the city taking photos and experiencing the spaniards life style.

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Spain Vs England - An Erasmus Experience

(0) Comments | Posted 6 March 2013 | (21:19)


Moving to Spain has been, without a doubt in my mind, one of the craziest experiences of my life. The first time I moved from home was a more delicate transition, going from Milan where I studied at a British school...

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Berlusconi and the Piazza Italia Adverts

(0) Comments | Posted 15 January 2013 | (21:16)

Italy's political situation has been on the radar for quite some time now, and the recent announcement of Silvio Berlusconi's return to politics has not allowed the country to leave the spot light. On a recent trip back to my hometown, Milan, a couple of adverts by the clothing line...

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Real Madrid

(0) Comments | Posted 18 December 2012 | (19:20)

I moved to Spain just over 3 months ago and I am frequently asked what it is like for an Italian girl, studying in the UK, to move to Spain. Of course, Spain being extremely diverse from one end to the other can lead to one's experiences to vary, depending...

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A Spanish Addition to the Nativity

(0) Comments | Posted 18 December 2012 | (18:43)

It's Christmas time and even in Madrid all the Christmas lights are finally shining. One thing I have noticed at the various Spanish Christmas dinners I have been to in these few weeks is the presence of the Nativity in all houses. "El Belén" (Bethlehem) is common in all homes,...

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