First timers guide to Florence: Food and drinks

The food is possibly the best thing that Florence has to offer (aside from the sightseeing of course), and there are endless restaurants and cafes to choose from. My time living is Florence was mainly spent trying delicious Italian restaurants and exploring the cobblestone alleyways for new places to eat. My second instalment of ‘First timers…

First-timers guide to Florence: Site Seeing

Living in Florence really taught me a lot about the city. I had the amazing opportunity to call Florence my home for a short time whilst studying a Communications and Media degree at the Institute of European Design. Every single day was a new adventure exploring parts of Italy that I had never been to.…

7 Travel mistakes you DON’T want to make

Making mistakes whilst travelling happens to everyone and sometimes it’s something we can’t avoid (hello delayed flights). However, if you’re new to globetrotting, travelling can be daunting and errors can often occur. Here are my top travel mistakes you DO NOT want to make. 1. Not packing clothes in your carry on We’ve all seen…

10 tips for travelling on a budget

I used to be under the assumption that travelling was something I could not afford. Fulfilling my dreams of visiting every continent in the world could not be possible on a student budget. I’ll just have to wait until I’m 67 years old and dip into my retirement fund to be able to afford plane…

5 Things I Learnt After Travelling to the Philippines

I’ve been to my fair share of tropical islands in my travels. Hawaii, New Caledonia, Vanuatu… But I had never been to a south-east Asian country, let alone to a place that spoke a language other than English. Travelling to the Philippines was a real eye-opener to me and a cultural experience that I will…