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Skincare and travelling

Our skin is a very delicate protection layer of our body and requires a lot of tender loving care to keep it hydrated and happy. In the midst of the excitement of travelling, skincare is one aspect of our lives that we tend to neglect, alongside our health. With the change in climates, being exposed…

Travel

Apps to map your trip

Travel companies give advice and provide inspiration for planning a holiday. However, which ones can we rely upon? Recently, a number of new travel startups have been created. This could be due to the influx of blogging and travel content on social media, Instagram being a prime example. For students looking to travel, budget and…

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…

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Living in between two homes

It takes a lot of courage to leave everything behind and start a new life. At least that’s what everyone told me. Imagine living in a place for 18 years, having people that you trust, that you feel comfortable with, people that you call family. And then suddenly, you make the biggest decision of your…

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Christmas and other holidays in December

December is a month full of religious and secular holidays celebrated around the world for a multitude of reasons. The most notable December holiday in the Christian world is Christmas, which is made up of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Christmas is celebrated in order to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ and the customs…

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IN DEFENSE OF CHRISTMAS

Christmas: the monstrous turkey on the horizon, the holiday to end all holidays. Whatever your view on the matter, it seems like it’s here to stay. Maybe this invincibility is why we find Christmas so easy to swing at – we’ll never be rid of it, so we can rage against the gift-wrapped punching bag…

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…

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