Planning a Getaway with Friends: A Guide

(this is a guest post, picture is me in Barcelona!) It is a time where you’ll make memories for life, strengthen friendships, and have a whale of a time; going on holiday with your friends is filled with fun and excitement as you get to spend quality time with the people you care about most. Choosing where to go and what to do, however, might leave you a little dumbfounded, especially when this may be the first trip you’ve ever…

3 Activities You May Not Have Considered Before

(this is a guest post) Life often seems like a constant battle against time. There is always something that needs to be done, responsibilities that need to be met, and places to go. However, in the midst of life and all of its chaos you should find a few moments a day which are dedicated to doing things that you enjoy. If you’re someone who doesn’t engage in activities that often, it’s something you should consider starting as a way…

Getting The Most From Your Living Space in a Student Rental

Whether you love living in your rental home or loathe it, there’s something to be said for really making the space your own. Now we all know there are limitations to what you can feasibly do in a student rental space, and some landlords will be more agreeable than others, so it’s always best to check with them first before undertaking any painting or DIY. With that said, this little blog is all about the different way you can get…

4 Tips for Making Student Life Less Stressful

(this is a guest post, photo is mine taken at the Capitoline Museum in Rome) Between academic obligations, social commitments, and trying to find the free time to just be yourself, life as a student can become surprisingly stressful very quickly. Throw in the pressure of having to squeeze in study time within a highly social environment, and it’s easy to see how distractions and stressful situations can seemingly pop up out of nowhere. If you’ve been struggling to cope…

Life After Tying The Knot: The Ideal Honeymoon

(this is a guest post, I’m not personally getting married but I know a few people who have recently… plus these statistics are really interesting!) Opodo reports that a staggering 75% of couples agree that the secret to the perfect honeymoon is to find a balance of romance, relaxation, and adventure. Tying these elements perfectly together is thought to set you up for the ideal getaway, with 57% stating that agreeing with your partner beforehand on the kind of activities…

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Amazon Rainforest

(this is a guest post, I’d love to visit the Amazon!) The Amazon rainforest is known worldwide for taking up over half of the remaining trees across the globe. This amazing location offers up much more than just your average and many people take trips to see this beautiful location every year. In this article, we are going to look at some of the reasons why you should visit the Amazon rainforest so keep reading if you’d like to find…

How To Encourage Children To Be Creative

*this is a guest post. The artwork featured above is by my amazingly talented little brother, Ned! He’s currently working on his art GCSE. If you have kids or have young children in the family, then why not try to get them interested in creative pursuits like drawing, writing, and playing musical instruments? Young kids can be particularly impressionable, so if you tell them you think being creative is “cool” and “fun,” then there’s a good chance you’ll be able…