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The Ultimate Guide to Eating and Drinking Your Way Around Munich

Munich is a great place to visit for many reasons: the culture; the parks; the stunning architecture; the festivals; the surrounding beauty of Bavaria, the list is endless but what about the delicious delicacy the city is most famous for? Beer! From Munich’s many brewhouses to its beer gardens (which boast the best atmosphere in the…

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A Movie Lover’s Guide to the West Midlands

Whether it’s a lightsaber battle in the woods or casting spells in the corridors of Hogwarts, the West Midlands has been used as a filming location for many popular movies and TV shows. And it’s no surprise why! The landscapes are breathtaking, the cities historic and the sights monumental. Having been brought up in the…

My Top 10 Personal Goals for 2018

My Top 10 Personal Goals for 2018

Whenever I discuss goals on my blog it always seems to be career/blogging/travel goals as opposed to the little ways I can improve myself as a person. The big career/etc type of goals are generally quantitative so it is easy to determine whether I have achieved them or not. I don’t tend to set personal goals because (without sounding too up my own arse), I think I’m pretty alright in…

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21 Before 21: How I Got On

Hello world, I’m officially twenny wannn! Okay, so I turned 21 almost a month ago (big up you November babies), but apparently, I am not only “twenny wannn” but also a serial procrastinator. Or a busy bee. You decide. I am now home from university for the holidays and I am finally finding time to chillax and think about this ol’ blog again. For today’s blog post I will be looking back and…

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Birmingham’s Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

So you might have shopped at The Bullring or Grand Central, Birmingham’s brand new shopping mall, but have you ever considered going off the beaten path? Birmingham has a whole host of quirky, independent markets and arcades that are just waiting to be explored. Forget the Brummie stereotypes and find some beauty in this pretty…

The River Avon. One Day in Shakespeare's Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon in the West Midlands of England. Here is the ultimate guide to visiting Stratford-upon-Avon in only one day - if you’re short on time and want to tick off all the Shakespearean hotspots and most picturesque areas, you’ve come to the right place! These include Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Old Town, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the River Avon. Click through to read more...

One Day in Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon, a medieval market town in the West Midlands, is world-renowned for one thing: being the 16th Century birthplace of William Shakespeare, possibly the most famous writer in the English language. Tourists from all over the world flock to Stratford-upon-Avon for history…

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Interrailing on a Budget How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Interrailing on a Budget: How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Let’s face the cold hard facts: Europe is expensive. For many people, interrailing is a far flung dream but it can be done on the cheap if you’re willing to sacrifice some luxuries. It may not be as affordable or exotic as South East Asia but travelling around Europe is certainly possible on a student…

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