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Category: Travelling

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 […]

A trip to Barcelona- Part 2

A trip to Barcelona- Part 2

If you haven’t already, go have a read at my last post, which is also the first part of my trip to Barcelona posts! I’m telling you everything in case you are interested in visiting or are just curious about my experience. As Barcelona is […]

A trip to Barcelona- Part 1

A trip to Barcelona- Part 1

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I wrote my last post, but I promise it was because I didn’t have time and not because I didn’t want to. Besides the time factor, I was also with a creativity block and all this stress accumulated, […]

A day out in Warwick

A day out in Warwick

As I told you in one of my previous posts (http://blog.ucb.ac.uk/index.php/blog/2018/09/11/exploring-birmingham/), my family visited me a few weeks ago and we had tons of things we wanted to do, but not enough time for everything ☹. One of those things was to visit Warwick, which is approximately […]

Angloville – Poland

Angloville – Poland

Before reading this post, please check out my previous post where I explained what Angloville is and wrote about my amazing first programme in London. This post is all about my trip to Poland, my first ever solo trip abroad. By sharing my experiences this […]

Angloville – London

Angloville – London

As my previous blog posts have indicated I have had a summer of travelling and one of my stops was London where I stayed at Roehampton University partaking in a programme called Angloville. First I should probably explain what Angloville is. Angloville is a language […]

Exploring Birmingham

Exploring Birmingham

Let’s be honest … the sunny and hot days are over (at least for now). But still my family decided to visit me from Portugal last week just like they did a year ago when they came to say goodbye as I started my first […]

Denmark – Part 3

Denmark – Part 3

So before reading this post make sure you check out parts 1 and 2 of my Denmark trilogy entitled My placement and Downtime. This post is just going to summarise my trip and hopefully urge Level 3 chefs to apply for this opportunity. Imagine me in April 2016, […]