Tag: Budget

Features

Café Crawl

Norwich is famous for cathedrals and pubs, but making the trip out there usually deserves a cup of coffee in between. After three years, I’ve found Norwich to be spoilt for choice when it comes to fancy cafés. There are so many different kinds of café all around this great city; it’s nearly impossible to…

Arts

Christmas: the artist’s holiday

Christmas is the holiday where everyone becomes an artist, whether they like it or not. Ignore how hemmed in you may be by the repetitive palette of greens, reds and snowy whites, and ignore how rubbish you are at going at a gift with tattered wrapping paper and too much sellotape to know what to…

Travel

Best places to travel for street food

There is no better way to understand a culture than through its food. Food plays a huge part in the travelling experience because you encounter new cuisines and flavours that are unique to the place. When in Rome, do as the Romans do – what better way to explore the place than to hit up the hawker…

Features, Venue

How to answer the front door

It’s that time of the year again when you can expect some impending knocks on the door, and to be greeted by various creatures of the night or characters from Frozen. Not to mention the accompanying adults who try to look bored but are happily reliving their childhoods vicariously through their children. This week, I…

Halloween

How to decorate

‘Tis the season to be spooky, and living off of campus means every Halloween-loving student has the opportunity to pimp up their front door. No Halloween is complete without a pumpkin. Go pumpkin picking as something fun to do with your housemates or purchase one from the local supermarket. Having a lit pumpkin outside your…

Travel

A loner’s guide to travelling

I’ve been travelling by myself for years now but it wasn’t always easy. I’m what my friends and family call me, navigationally inept. There are many rewards for travelling by yourself but at the same time, there can be some negative consequences. However, once you have a plan for your journey, it’s smooth sailing from…

Finance

Student Finance: how to make it last

When it comes to managing your finances, there are no rulebooks. Life would be much easier if there were. Everyone has different incomes and circumstances. Let us be clear on one thing – I cannot tell you how to spend your money. However, what I can offer you are a few tips to help those…

Travel

Travelling on a budget

I’ve always wanted to travel, I sit in the library and see people on Facebook and Instagram all over Asia, Australia, South America and Europe and I can’t help but feel jealous. Not only do I have the constraint of study stopping me from jumping on a plane and enjoying cocktails on a sunny beach,…

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