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Marrakech by Air, Quad & Camel

Nicknamed the ‘Red City’ after the richness of its terracotta coloured buildings, with its enchantingly picturesque riads and endless rows of palm trees, the appeals of Marrakech had naturally made it onto the bucket list. So when a great all-inclusive deal for two presented itself online, there was no hesitation. My cousin would have less than 24 hours between her last exam and the outbound … Continue reading Marrakech by Air, Quad & Camel

The Biggest Lessons From My Semester Abroad

You are capable of more than you think To briefly set the scene: picture yourself pacing, or rather hobbling frantically as fast as you can with the heavy, cast-like walking boot the hospital recently provided. You’ve just landed in a new country, what you hope to call home for the next few months; only not everything has landed with you i.e. your main item of … Continue reading The Biggest Lessons From My Semester Abroad

Getting Into Shape: Attempt no. 2018

Alongside an extremely wanted tan, and an unwanted, unplanned ankle injury, a family holiday in Turkey last summer brought with it an excuse to be lazy, as well as four consecutively unfit months. Feeling super out of shape after being unable to work out for so long, when 2018 came knocking I looked it in the eye, making a resolution that had already been both … Continue reading Getting Into Shape: Attempt no. 2018

A not so smooth start to Studying Abroad

Originally holding California as my dream destination and resolving to settle for nothing less, the series of events that eventually led me to sign up for and embark on a year abroad in Berlin were both unprecedented and entirely unplanned. Easily adding to the list of spontaneous major life decisions that seem to be becoming a regular pattern now, I counted down the days before … Continue reading A not so smooth start to Studying Abroad

Spring Cleaning Tip No1: Stop Spring Cleaning

“Buy me, buy me!” “Half off?!” “I’m on sale too!” “I would look so good with that black velvet top you wear everywhere!” “If you’re getting that bag, then you might as well get those matching shoes!” “Treat yo self!” All the memories come flooding back as I stare down my wardrobe, its open doors beckoning me to return to countless scenes of the same … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Tip No1: Stop Spring Cleaning

Do I have to go back?: How to handle those New Term Blues

  Having recently faced the most severe case of blues I’ve had to date during my university degree, such a post has never seemed more relevant. After all, there’s no denying we’ve all felt it at some point; that feeling or desire, no matter how small, to stay home, to not have to return to face a new term. It’s important to remember that it’s … Continue reading Do I have to go back?: How to handle those New Term Blues

Dear Future Me: A look back at 2016

Dear future me, I know the chances of you actually reading this somewhere down the line are low, because your laziness is something not even a New Year’s resolution can fix. But if you feel like taking a walk down memory lane, at the infamous crappiness that was 2016 and at the hopes you had facing 2017, keep reading. Beyond all belief, Trump won. Britain … Continue reading Dear Future Me: A look back at 2016