Travel

What not to do in Rome!

Travelling guides usually focus on what you should do when you visit a new place. However, I recently travelled to Rome with my Mum and sister and  although we had a great time, there were a few blunders we made that we could have avoided. If you are looking to visit Rome, don’t make the […]

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Travel

Why travel to Normandy?

Are you thinking of travelling this summer? If so, I am here to suggest a less talked about holiday  destination… Normandy! When travelling to France, Paris is usually the most talked about attraction, so much so that we often forget how many other beautiful regions the country has to offer. Last summer I had the […]

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Travel

Top tips for your next trip

Many of us love to travel- whether it be to take a break from life’s usual routine and explore a new scene or perhaps an occasion simply arises which demands a few nights away from home. I’m fortunate enough to have been on a few travel trips in the past few years and along the […]

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Travel

10 top tips to survive and thrive on your Year Abroad

I study Russian and German at university and I went on a year abroad last academic year as part of my course. Whether you’re also going on a year abroad as part of your degree or you’re taking a year out purely for fun, it’s important to know not only how to ‘survive’ but also […]

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Faith, Travel

Go for it!

‘Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did’. H. Jackson Brown Jr. Stepping out into the unknown and doing something new can be daunting. Whether it’s moving to a new place, starting a business or applying for a job, […]

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Faith

Good God

Good. Not great; not amazing. Just good. We use the word ‘good’ to describe so many different things- food, how we’re feeling, tv programmes, schools… It’s a word we slip into our casual conversations every day and so when the Bible describes God as good, it’s easy to forget all that this really means. God […]

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Travel, Work & Study

Top 8 language learning tips

“With languages, you are at home anywhere.” – Edward De Waal   Speaking another language is a great skill for many reasons! You can get to know people from different cultures and it opens up many new and exciting opportunities! However, even though it’s fun, learning a language is no easy task: it takes dedication and commitment. […]

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Faith, Work & Study

Rushing Around

The great omission in … life is solitude; not loneliness, for this is an alienation that thrives most in the midst of crowds, but that zone of time and space free from outside pressure which is the incubator of the spirit. — Marya Mannes As a student, I often find myself rushing from one thing […]

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Work & Study

5 Ways to be More Productive

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” Paul Meyer In this day and age it can be difficult to be productive and stay on top of things. Just like everyone else, this is something I struggle with. Whether it’s social media, Netflix […]

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