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Tag: Birmingham

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

So recently, I got to go see Les Misérables at the Hippodrome, Birmingham. As a theatre lover, I’ve done a few posts about different shows I’ve seen, such as Wicked or The Wizard of Oz, and I’ve always said if I had more disposable income, going to […]

Dudley Zoo

Dudley Zoo

With the sun shining and a fleeting heatwave (it was actually hotter than New York in Birmingham), me and Luke headed to Dudley Zoo, which is extremely easy to get to. We got the 126 bus from Broad Street to right outside, so for anyone who […]

Easter bake

Easter bake

For Easter last year, I baked a bunny cake for my younger cousins as we usually have the family over for a big feast and this year will be no different. Well, ideally, it’ll look a little less like roadkill and more like the adorable […]

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Vegan restaurant in Birmingham city centre: Natural Bar and Kitchen

Nowadays, people are more aware of the problems related to food and how a poor diet can lead to serious health issues. Not only that, but how processed food, meat and fish are harmful to our body and even our planet. Although I am not […]

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

Two weeks ago I won a little competition posted on the UCB Spa’s Instagram account (@ucbspa) for their new microneedling facial treatment. The Spa is located in Richmond House on the ground floor, to the right of the stairs and to the back. After checking in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tapas at Ocho, Jewellery Quarter

Tapas at Ocho, Jewellery Quarter

I recently paid a visit to the tapas restaurant in the Jewellery Quarter called Ocho. I’d wanted to visit since it opened, but after seeing ‘50% off on Wednesdays’ on one of their Instagram posts, I thought it was definitely time! Firstly, 50% off is […]

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 […]