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After just two days of being in Hong Kong, I started to feel a strange ache in my neck. At first I thought I was jet-lagged, but after a while I realised the root of this pain was from constantly looking up at all the tall buildings in “The Most Vertical City on Earth”. There is always something new to be spotted when changing your perspective in Hong Kong. When I got the bus on my second day to work, I went on to the top deck for the first time and was instantly disorientated as the city looked so different from the lower level.

For the short amount of time I’ve been living in Madrid, life has thrown a lot of different lessons my way. During the last two months, I have been interning with a small sports management consultancy office called ” in Pozuelo de Alarcon". I wanted to share some of these small yet invaluable lessons as to truly attempt to describe my life in Spain.

Homesickness is something that can affect any of us at some stage in our lives. You may have felt it as a child during a camping trip, or whilst staying with a friend or relative for the weekend. Perhaps you experienced the blues when you moved away from home to begin your university adventure. Maybe you've never felt it at all, in which case, lend your ears to those less fortunate, homesickness can be a brutal travel partner.

Maybe you worry about breaking mirrors and earning yourself 7 years' bad luck. Perhaps it's crossing paths with a black cat that freaks you out. Or maybe, like me, you avoid the number 13 at all costs. These silly superstitions are nothing much to raise an eyebrow at and seem pretty run-of-the-mill to most of us. Nevertheless, all around the world, what constitutes a bad omen or a lucky charm might surprise you. This couldn't be truer than in East and Southeast Asia, where things get taken to the next level. Asian superstitions upgrade what the West might view as casual myths into culture-shaping ideologies. To help you stay topped-up with good fortune, we've put together an introduction to some of the Asian superstitions you ought to be acquainted with:

Working abroad is a life-changing opportunity, and having international experience can be the difference between you landing a future job over a competing candidate. Going overseas can be pricey, but that shouldn't stop you from chasing your dreams! Here are 5 ways to fund your international internship with Absolute Internship.

Working abroad is a life-changing opportunity, and having international experience can be the difference between you landing a future job over a competing candidate. Going overseas can be pricey, but that shouldn't stop you from chasing your dreams! Here are 5 ways to fund your international internship with Absolute Internship.