Lifestyle

All of my lifestyle blog posts… so basically everything!

5 Things I’m Looking Forward To

I won’t lie, November has been pretty awful. It’s rainy and cold and I’m tired. Greek class is getting me down because it’s so hard, and I’m now stressing about trying to get my essays written before Christmas. On top of that, I was only given three days at work this month, and four days in December, which just isn’t enough money to live, let alone buy Christmas presents. I feel like I’ve done nothing this month except worry and…

My 7 Favourite Teas!

It’s no secret that I love tea. I have a ridiculous tea collection, thanks to my lack of self-control in supermarkets, and the awesome Teatourist subscription box. I have all different kinds of tea; green, black, rooibos, fruit, herbal… it’s a bit of a problem, and takes up a whole shelf of my cupboard. So here are 7 of my favourite teas… why 7? I don’t know, it’s supposed to be lucky.   #1) Yorkshire Tea Yorkshire tea is definitely…

Motorhome Holidays for Beginners: Things You Need to Know

Today’s guest post is something a little different, it’s all about motorhome holidays. I can’t say I’ve ever been on a motorhome holiday myself, but you never know! I’m always up for new adventures. I’d absolutely love to own (or rent) a retro-style VW campervan, and tour around Europe or Route 66, that’d be amazing. Perhaps I’ll do it one day. If you’re considering a similar kind of venture, check out the tips below. If you’ve got a driving license…

What To Look For When Buying Your First Home

When this guest post first landed in my email inbox, I dismissed it as “not relevant” to me. At this point in life, a struggling MA student in London, it feels like I’ll be renting forever. However, I’m sure that isn’t the case for a lot of you, and this has some pretty good advice. Lots of my blogger freinds have been buying their first homes recently, so it’s quite topical! Some of this advice is also applicable for renting;…

Cheap Celebration Ideas for Students!

From exam results and birthdays to friendship anniversaries and new relationships, student life is full of opportunities to celebrate. No matter what the occasion, finding a way to make it special need not break the bank. Have a picnic If the celebration coincides with a spell of good weather, why not head out to a local park or forest instead of the making the usual trip down to the local. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to show off your…

Films I’ve Seen Recently

Going to the cinema is one of my favourite pastimes. Ollie and I have Odeon Limitless cards, meaning we can see as many films as we want, for £19.99 a month. That seems like a lot, considering Netflix is about £5.99, but in London, one cinema ticket alone will cost you £18, so it’s totally worth it to pay a little more to see every single movie, as many times as you want. Oh, and if you’re outside London, it’ll…

How to Plan the Ultimate Birthday Dinner in London

In case you didn’t already know, my birthday is on Halloween! This year I’m having an epic party at the weekend of course, complete with Halloween fancy dress and themed cocktails. I’ll be turning 22 (eww I wanna stay 21 forever), and as the 31st falls on a Tuesday this year, I’ve left it to my boyfriend to organise a ‘civilised meal’ for the evening, after I’ve had a few pints with my work friends… Today’s guest post is perfectly…