Uncommon Gifts from Uncommon Goods

After reading the title of this blog post, you’re probably thinking “Christmas has literally just happened, why are you thinking about gifts?!”. Well, it doesn’t hurt to be prepared, it’s around the time that us students get our finance for the semester, and… dare I say it… Valentine’s Day is in a month. AAH! Uncommon Goods* is a wonderful website that features unique home decor, gifts, and jewellery, from lots of small companies, many of which are handmade, recycled and…

Places I Want to Visit in London

If you’ve read pretty much any of my blog posts, you’ll know that I’ve been living in London for the last three years while studying at King’s College. In my free time, I love to explore the city, checking out many bars, parks, museums, pop-ups, and generally cool things. I mean, I have an entire category of ‘London’ on this blog, dedicated to some of the awesome things I’ve done here. This city has so much to offer that I…

Tibits: A Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant

Just before Christmas, I was invited to check out Tibits*, a vegan and vegetarian restaurant. I took my best friend Rhea to their Heddon Street branch (near Regent Street in Central London), and we had an absolutely wonderful time. The food was delicious, I loved the concept, and they had some pretty awesome cocktails (not to mention the Baileys Hot Chocolate). We had a cute table by a window in the corner, complete with a pretty candle (my picture of…

My Non-Surgical Nose Job with Dr Sarah Shah

Just before Christmas, I was invited to Dr. Sarah Shah’s bespoke aesthetics clinic* in Central London for a treatment of my choice to review. Upon browsing her website and reading many positive reviews, I came across the concept of a ‘non-surgical’ nose job/reshaping. “WHAT ON EARTH IS THAT?!”, I hear you ask. Well, let me enlighten you and share my experience… I have been unhappy with my nose since around the age of 11. I blame my Italian grandfather for my…

Handy Hacks for Life on a Budget

Happy 2017! I can’t believe I haven’t blogged yet this year… Oh wait, I’ve had a ton of uni work to do. Today’s blog post is all about sticking to a budget, which I think is relevant for a lot of us at this time of year (particularly me, I’m a broke student who spent too much on Christmas presents). I’m definitely planning on budgeting a lot more in 2017, because I’m in my final year of uni, London is expensive,…