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Category: Travelling

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 […]

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 […]

Girls’ week in Tenerife

Girls’ week in Tenerife

Anyone who knows me knows that even though I was born in Britain, grew up in Britain and live in Britain, I haven’t quite acclimatised to the chilly British air yet. Moreover, I don’t think I ever will. Because of this, I am always looking […]

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 […]

Flying for beginners

Flying for beginners

So until recently I wasn’t really a seasoned flyer. I hadn’t even had a passport until I was 14, and even since then I have been to fewer than ten countries and never left Europe. If you’re like me, sometimes you can be a bit of […]

Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Hello everyone! It was my birthday recently (hello 19), so I decided to go back to Portugal for a few days to spend the special day with my family and childhood friends. I flew from London since there are no direct flights to Lisbon from Birmingham […]