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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travel

Christmas at Walt Disney World – My Travel Bucket list

Although I’ve only just started my trip across America, I’m still planning ahead and one destination I’m super excited about is of course, Walt Disney World. I’ll be ending my nine week trip in the Sunshine State and I’ll also be celebrating Christmas at the most magical place on earth. After Halloween, the Disney Parks transform into Christmas heaven and there’s a few things I’m rather excited for; Mickey’s Merry Christmas Party On selected evenings, Magic Kingdom plays host to Mickey’s Merry Christmas Party. I actually went to the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party back in 2015 and it was incredible…

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New York City, USA

Welcome to New York #1

I’ve officially started my nine week trip across America and Canada. On Tuesday, I flew from Manchester Airport to New York JFK to embark on my crazy solo trip. I can’t believe I actually made it across the Atlantic and WITHOUT any tears! I arrived in New York late afternoon and got a taxi into Manhattan. I’m staying at The Jane Hotel in Greenwich Village which is such a cute little affordable hotel. The lobby is literally JUST like the Tower of Terror at Disney. The rooms are very cosy but overall, it’s an amazing price for New York. I’ll…

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