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Lunching in London

Lunching in London

Did you know you can get trains to London for as little as £16.50 return?? That’s £8 there and back! I once found a single ticket for £7 from Birmingham New Street to Euston on a Friday afternoon so I booked it and went down […]

My top five best trips in the UK

My top five best trips in the UK

Hello hello! If you do not know already, from 30 March until 7 April we are celebrating English Tourism Week – and this is not only relevant for tourism students but for anyone who likes travelling. I have written a few posts already about my […]

Free things to do in Bristol

Free things to do in Bristol

Hello everyone! I hope you had a lovely Reading Week and are settling well back at University. In regards to Reading Week, I decided to take my own advice and visit a different city: Bristol. Let me tell you I fell in love with it. Bristol […]

52 Gas Street: New Bar & Eatery Opening!

52 Gas Street: New Bar & Eatery Opening!

The UCBloggers were kindly invited to the press launch of the new bar and eatery 52 Gas Street, located on the canal just off Broad Street, making this the perfect location to pop in for a drink or for some delicious street food! They are […]

Lane7 and Gas Street Social

Lane7 and Gas Street Social

Another night out for FdA Professional Cookery! After a great trip to Ghetto Golf, we decided to try Lane7 in The Cube. The deal for £20 is a game of bowling, tokens for the arcade, a drinks voucher and a game of shuffleboard or beer […]

Must-have apps for students

Must-have apps for students

To be honest, we can’t live without our phones nowadays can we? So, we better use them as best as possible. We all know the basic apps to use: Instagram, Twitter, Lightroom, Uber, a few games… however, there are some other not-so-basic apps that students […]

Ghetto Golf

Ghetto Golf

So on my FdA Professional Cookery course, we decided a few of us wanted to do a trip out. Debating different ideas on what to do, we came to the conclusion we all wanted to try Ghetto Golf in Digbeth. I would 100% recommend this […]

72 hours in Verona

72 hours in Verona

In my most recent post, I shared with you the destinations that you could travel to for a very fair price on Reading Week. One of the places was Verona, a small city in the north of Italy, which I actually visited myself already. In […]

Cheap destinations to travel to during reading week

Cheap destinations to travel to during reading week

Ordinarily, reading week is when you have the opportunity to rest and work on your assignments. Unfortunately, I will not have the privilege of enjoying it with that goal as all my first three assignments are due before this week. Having said that, I will […]

My Ultimate Binge-Watching List

My Ultimate Binge-Watching List

I can’t deny it- I’m a Netflix lover and as soon as I finish a TV series I immediately start looking for another one. One of my favourite genres is police/crime dramas so you’ll see a lot of that in this list, but I am open […]