Tag: Advice

Travel

Staying safe from pickpockets and scams

My mum always use to tell me when I was younger to watch out for pickpockets and scammers whenever we went on vacation. Unfortunately, I have been pick-pocketed before but it’s made me more aware and cautious of my surroundings. Here’s some advice and tips that can be put to good use by experienced and…

Fashion

To date or not to date?

Valentine’s Day: an excited rush to buy a new outfit, the break out of the most special of makeup and accessories, but for most, the worry that you won’t look good enough on a day that society has claimed to be one of the most important day of the year. Valentine’s Day can cause a…

Fashion

The Rise of the Oat Milk and Keto Diets

Oat Milk Dairy alternatives have been on the rise for a few years now, particularly soya, coconut, and almond milk. However, oat milk has risen in popularity exponentially in the last year. This has mainly been due to a growing awareness of the ethical issues surrounding dairy and a greater understanding of environmental damage caused…

Travel

VacciNATIONS

Getting sick abroad is last on my packing list but always a great possibility when staying in hostels and bustling through markets in high heat, surrounded by germs. However, becoming ill is avoidable, and manageable if we do catch something nasty. My advice is fourfold. Vaccinations These must be done in advance. Apart from the…

Travel

A Guide to Interrailing

Every summer waves of young people travel abroad using interrail, ready for an adventure. This quick guide contains helpful tips on how to interrail and useful nuggets of information to set you on your way Travel on the cheap So, I may have spent around £1000 interrailing (and scrimped throughout my third year), but I…

Features

Jess Barrett investigates housing: what’s the fuss?

One of the main concerns that students face while at university is accommodation. At first it’s about which halls you get allocated and then, like a brick in the face, you start worrying about where you’ll live once first year is over. A considerable amount of students secure their second year accommodation outside of Home…

Travel

Coming to America

The queue for customs in Chicago takes two hours and my connecting flight has already left. I am crying. I leave my phone at the desk when checking my bags in for the next flight and don’t realise until I’m leaving the terminal. I cry more. A wonderful steward finds it for me and gives…

Travel

Travelling to “Dangerous Destinations”

I was scrolling through the segment of the British government website that offers British citizens advice on which countries are currently too dangerous to visit. It cities killings, political instability and theft as some of the reasons why one should not go to a country. Many of the ‘dangerous’ countries that were listed were far…

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