travel

The top 5 ski resorts in Austria for Christmas

Skiing is a lot of fun, especially during the festive seasons such as Christmas. When you are planning to go for a skiing holiday, there are many ski resorts you can consider to do this. The fact that the modern skiing we know of today started from Austria means that you could consider this as the best place to go for this activity. You could consider skiing downhill at the famous Arlberg region, which is the home of the world-famous St Anton skiing resort. You see, skiing in Austria gives you the comfort of knowing that you are enjoying this fun-activity…

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Washington DC

Washington DC & Travelling Through Virginia #3

It’s time I got sorted and updated you all on my trip across America, right? I did have a few posts written up but they, unfortunately, got deleted from my MacBook! I’m actually nearly at the end of my massive trip and I’ve barely posted about it. There just hasn’t been enough hours in the day and time has flown by! Let’s go back to Day 5 which was my first day exploring Washington DC. I mentioned in my previous update that we were staying at the HI Washington DC Hostel which was pretty central and a short walk from…

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fashion

Pretty Little Thing Wishlist & Black Friday

Whilst I’ve been out in the US, I’ve had to extremely cut back on my spending on clothes. That doesn’t mean I can’t look right?! As I’m out in America for Thanksgiving, I’m so excited to see what all the Black Friday are like. It will also be very interesting to just witness all the chaos at the mall. Pretty Little Thing has already kick-started their Black Friday deals with 50 dresses for only £5! I’ve been browsing the site and put together a little wishlist, they have some seriously cute items in at the moment. Especially PJ’s! I also…

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lifestyle

7 things to consider when renting as a student

Renting for the first – or even the second, third or fourth – time as a student can be a daunting task. With a little renting savvy and some all-important research, however, it’s a process that becomes second nature. Here’s an inside look at hidden costs and things to anticipate when renting a student property. Price vs location It’s easy to go for the cheapest housing option, but you’ll want to make sure you don’t sacrifice proximity to uni. Balance the two so that you don’t end up spending the money you would have saved on a bus fare. Before…

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travel

The Cheapest Countries to Enjoy a Self-Catering Holiday

Countless sun seekers and travellers-to-be are opting for self-catering holidays. It’s easy to see why, since it affords you that extra bit of freedom to define where and when you splash the cash. Of course, even with that freedom, holiday budgets aren’t always as lavish as they once were in today’s belt-tightening times. Luckily, smart holidaymakers are finding more and more ways to make their money go further. It also helps to know which holiday destinations offer the best value for money in self-catering. A few recommendations across the globe are listed below, from Europe’s best-kept secrets to the most far-flung exotic…

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travel

The Highline & First Day on Trek America #2

My Travel Diary posts were going so well, I managed to get the first one published right off the bat. Since starting my Trek America trip, I’ve barely had time to get my laptop out. It’s actually been more than a week since my first post but we’re already in Texas and have covered Philadelphia, DC, Nashville, Memphis & New Orleans. On my last day in New York, I started the day walking The Highline as I really wanted to visit some sights I’ve never done in the city. The Highline actually started right around the corner from my hotel…

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