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Category: Travelling

Activities to do over the summer in Birmingham

Activities to do over the summer in Birmingham

If you are originally from Birmingham or just like me will stay in the city to work this summer, don’t think you can’t have fun just because you’re not going away. I’ve put together a little list that will hopefully be useful to you. Outdoor […]

What’s in my carry-on?

What’s in my carry-on?

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well! This week, I will be leaving rainy Britain and heading out to sunny Ibiza to celebrate finishing uni. So, I thought I would share with you what I will be taking on the plane with me! Because […]

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Leaving home at 17 and moving to another country alone taught me a lot. First of all the friendships, or should I write the ‘friendships’? It’s when you are away that you start to understand who is genuinely there for you and cares about you. […]

Road trip to the Cotswolds

Road trip to the Cotswolds

During my Easter break, me and my friend Lydia decided to head down to the Cotswolds for a summer’s day out. Now that she can drive (better than I thought actually) we can venture further than taking the dogs for a walk (and yes we […]

City Break in Valencia

City Break in Valencia

The classes are now over and that means it’s time to enjoy the so long-awaited summer! We will have a few months without any essays, reports or presentations so we might as well get the most out of it. City breaks are for me one […]

Winterbourne House and Garden

Winterbourne House and Garden

Although they are gone now, let’s not forget the fantastic summer-like days that invaded Brum just a couple of weeks ago. Well, good news – looks like we will get some rays of sunshine this week, and I’ve got the perfect plan for you: Winterbourne […]

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 […]

Research trip to Valencia

Research trip to Valencia

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have had a good week! For the past few days I have been in sunny Spain doing research for my International Research Project, which is like the dissertation part of the BA(Hons) Events Management course. So we […]

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 […]