10 Things To Do If You’re a Student With No Money

We’ve all been there. Students are dealing with rising tuition fees, rising rent and living costs, and we all struggle with money. I’ll be starting my Master’s degree in September, and I’ve been a student in London for the past three years, so believe me, I know. I’ve previously shared tips on how to save money as a student, hacks for life on a budget, cheap alternatives for holiday accommodation, and budget-friendly tips for fashion. This time I’m writing about what…

Why Eat Cake When You Can Vape?  

This is a somewhat unconventional blog post for me, but today I’m talking about vaping. I’m not a smoker, but I am a student who likes to go out a lot, and I live in London, where so many people smoke. A lot of my friends do, and when we go out drinking or to concerts, I spend a fair amount of time outside awkwardly watching them smoke; I get offered cigarettes all the time, and on the odd drunk…

The Ultimate Eye Exam at Leightons

I was invited down to Leighton’s Opticians in Putney recently for an “ultimate eye exam”. That sounded pretty epic, and I was well overdue an eye test, so I eagerly read up about what the ultimate eye exam would entail, and booked in as soon as I could. A Brief History of My Vision I’ve been short-sighted with astigmatism for as long as I remember, although I only started wearing glasses at the age of 12, then quickly switched to…

How To Capture Tuscan Style

This is a bit of a different topic for me, but today I’m talking about fashion. More specifically, the beautiful Italian fashion from Tuscany. I’m Italian on my Mother’s side, currently learning the language and studying the good old Romans at University. In fact, I’m graduating at the end of July and starting a Master’s degree, so you could say I’m a bit obsessed with Italy. Rome is amazing of course, but Italy has so much more to offer than…

London Attractions That Don’t Make The Postcards

If you’re taking a trip to London, chances are you have your sights set on a few attractions you’ve seen on postcards or in similar images of the city. Like a lot of major cities, London has a way of showing off its top sights and activities. For instance, you might want to walk by Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, or take a tour of Westminster Abbey. You might want to ride to the top of the London…