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Tag: Things to do

Summer style

Summer style

Going into summer I thought I should show you some bits that I’ve recently purchased going into the warmer months! These are all things that you can mix and match and throw a jacket over… not quite ready for dresses and skirts just yet! If […]

5 non-English speaking series you must watch

5 non-English speaking series you must watch

The summer is here, and that screams sun, travelling and beer gardens! But still, sometimes we just feel like staying home in our pyjamas all day, including me. One of my favourite plans all year round is to watch Netflix from dawn to dusk, and […]

Not-So Student Nights!

Not-So Student Nights!

Hello! I hope everyone is coping through the final weeks of uni and all those deadlines that seem to have come all at once! I have one more deadline and a couple of presentations and then I’m done for the year and it’s safe to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

UCB Gym in Richmond House!

UCB Gym in Richmond House!

Making full use of everything the University has to offer, I decided to join the gym! It’s only £35 for six months or £45 for 12 months, and as we’re already halfway through the year, I decided on the six-month option which is amazing value […]

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

As talked about previously in my blog post ‘Defying Gravity‘, I’m a huge theatre fan. I’ve seen a number of productions at various theatres, including Shakespeare in Stratford, musicals at the Hippodrome, amateur productions and open air theatre. One theatre I’d never been to before […]

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 […]

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 […]