Studying in North Carolina was one of the best experiences of my life and a real eye-opener for someone who had never flown alone before and had only ever experienced the Orlando version of America. From Frat parties to International dorms, I was thrown right in at the deep end with the most bizarre culture shock you can imagine. Here are some of the things I wish someone had told me before I set off.Continue reading “Top Tips for Studying Abroad in the United States”
Whilst the dream might be to spend months exploring new destinations, in reality a last-minute weekend trip to a city we have dreamed of is the most we can do. Read on for how to make the most of your short time away and come back with a camera full of memories rather than a heap full of ‘what if’s’.
Solo travel can be a minefield of extra charges and uncertain journeys but it can also be extremely rewarding with you walking away from it with a ton of new friends you are tied to for life. It can be difficult to know the best way to go if you are just starting out so I’ve pulled together my quick top tips for travelling alone (without pulling on those purse strings).
The enchanting and beguiling ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ sits on Croatia’s shores, jutting out into the sea with a dream of medieval walls and imposing churches. From Game of Thrones fanatics to history-lovers, everyone will find something to enthral and captivate them in Dubrovnik and it is certainly one of the most memorable places I have ever visited.
But where do you start in this meandering sea of cobbled streets and majestic stairwells? Read on for my very own Dubrovnik Survival Guide packed full of all the tips and tricks I picked up during my time there.
The highest peak of England and Wales, Snowdon is an epic climb boasting jaw-dropping views and unmissable sights but where do you start as a beginner? For those not wanting to join the hordes on the cute tourist train and willing to don their walking boots (or trusted trainers) for the climb, here is your first-timer’s guide to walking this Welsh gem.
So after what seems like an eternity of radio silence… I’m here! And I have to say, waking up to this view every day is perfection in itself. After settling in I have so many posts to share with you all about the ins and outs of everything I had to sort out to get here from setting up my phone in Spain, to finding my way around the local area and shopping. But for now, a little more about getting here.