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Category: Travelling

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Hola! How are you?  So I finished my time in Tenerife with The Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation (AWDF) and it’s time to tell you all about my second week! Boat Work Going on the boats was one of my favourite opportunities at AWDF! You […]

Edgbaston Reservoir

Edgbaston Reservoir

Hello again everyone! Living in a vibrant and fast-paced city like Birmingham in our day-to-day studying or working, we forget to keep a bit more in touch with nature sometimes. We simply forget about it, being as busy as we are sometimes with so many responsibilities. […]

Happy Holi!

Happy Holi!

Hey!! Happy Holi!!!  I hope you have been enjoying Holi. If you’re not sure what Holi is, I will explain to you in this blog. 🙂 What is Holi? Holi is an ancient Indian festival which is mainly celebrated by Hindus. It signifies good over […]

Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation – Tenerife!

Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation – Tenerife!

Hola! Como estas?! Hey! How are you?! If you read my previous blogs, you will know I am currently working in Tenerife… So in this blog, I will be sharing my experience so far with you! My first thoughts I landed in Tenerife on Wednesday […]

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

Tenerife Whale Nation

Tenerife Whale Nation

Hello hello hello! 🙂 So… it’s official! Whale Nation have booked my flights to go to Tenerife!! I will be there between 19 February and 7 March! Although I am looking forward to this work placement, I am also very nervous! I have never worked abroad […]

Madeira

Madeira

Hello everyone! Today I thought I would give you a little introduction about my home as some of you may know I grew up in Madeira Island (Portugal) and there is so much I could tell you about. For five years it’s been considered the ‘Best Island […]

Blue Monday 2020

Blue Monday 2020

Unhappy morning guys… Yesterday was Blue Monday – the most depressing day of the year. The 3rd Monday of the year was calculated by a study to be the most depressing day of the year, due to the result of bad weather, debt and that warmth of […]

A Different New Year’s Eve

A Different New Year’s Eve

Hello, hello, hello, everyoneee!!!! How was your Christmas holiday?? I hope you all had a lovely break, and you are ready to start the new year with a big smile. For those of you handing in assignments, I hope it’s going well and hopefully you […]

Australia’s Bushfires

Australia’s Bushfires

Hello and Happy New Year!!! I hope you had a good holiday and are ready to dive into 2020! Even though I hope you are having a wonderful start to the new year, I would like to take this opportunity to write about something that […]