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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 […]

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 […]

My Ultimate Binge-Watching List

My Ultimate Binge-Watching List

I can’t deny it- I’m a Netflix lover and as soon as I finish a TV series I immediately start looking for another one. One of my favourite genres is police/crime dramas so you’ll see a lot of that in this list, but I am open […]

Beauty Must Haves 2019!

Beauty Must Haves 2019!

This week I wanted to post about the beauty products that I cannot live without. I normally wake up at 7 on a uni day, get to uni for 9, finish at 1, straight to work until 6:30, go to the gym and then usually […]

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 […]

What to do and buy on arrival (advice to new students)

What to do and buy on arrival (advice to new students)

With so much going on at the moment it’s natural to become a bit stressed and to forget important things that you really need to do once you arrive to Birmingham. But fear not, I am here to help you! UCBlogger Ellie already posted some advice […]

Top summer nail colours

Top summer nail colours

I am a complete nail junkie, and therefore my nail polish collection has grown throughout the years. While I was picking out a colour for this week, I decided to share my favourites for summer with you. The added bonus is that all these polishes are […]

Veggie sausage casserole

Veggie sausage casserole

This is one of my favourite dinners to make in bulk and then freeze for another day. Its super cheap, not difficult to make and very easy to swap veggie sausages for normal ones if you’re a meat eater. (This recipe has been adapted from […]

My final year bedroom

My final year bedroom

Hello everyone, In previous blog posts I’ve featured pictures of my 1st and 2nd year rooms and so I thought I’d take you on a tour of my room in 3rd year, as I moved to a new house again. I loved decorating a new […]

Five little ways to save money

Five little ways to save money

So we’re halfway through semester one and right now, your student loan may be feeling a bit stretched. So I wrote this blog post to help you save money relatively easily.   -Eat less meat Meat is expensive! Cutting it out of your meals, even […]