Volunteering in Thailand – Part 2

After my group had finished our volunteering in the Hill Tribe village - which you can read all about here-, we headed back to the city of Chiang Mai, where we had a couple of free days to rest and explore. I ended up stumbling across a cat cafe called Cat Brothers on my way… Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand – Part 2

Volunteering in Thailand

As some of my readers may know from my twitter, I fundraised to do three weeks volunteering in Thailand. With a bit of help from my savings, I was able to hit my fundraising target and head to Thailand to volunteer with Challenges Abroad, a scheme run by the charity the FutureSense Foundation. Fundraising Our… Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand

48 Hours in London

Anyone who follows me on Twitter or Instagram will probably know I've been back and forth to London several times in the last month for university interviews. Thanks to the awkwardness of flight times from Belfast, I stayed at least one night each time, and as a result I had plenty of free time! It… Continue reading 48 Hours in London

Weekend Break In Scotland

Last weekend I headed to Glasgow for a solo weekend trip and a much-needed break from my hometown of Belfast. The flight was only around 35 minutes long, so Glasgow seemed like a great choice for a short city break since I can't take any time off work at the moment. I left my house… Continue reading Weekend Break In Scotland

*That* Cosmopolitan Cover

For anyone who's been lucky enough to avoid the internet drama that spawned from Tess Holliday's cover shoot for Cosmopolitan magazine, thank your lucky stars. The photo of the American plus-size model, who is a UK dress size 26, sparked backlash with many claiming that her being cover star promoted obesity. However, the backlash over… Continue reading *That* Cosmopolitan Cover

I took my dog to see Santa. Yes, really!

Last year, I took my dog, Charlie, to see Santa. Yes, really. I have the photos to prove it! Charlie is a West Highland Terrier. He's the first dog I've ever owned, and I adore him. He's been a hyper, crazy dog ever since he was a puppy, and we really struggled to train him… Continue reading I took my dog to see Santa. Yes, really!

Finding The Right University For You

This time last year I was stressed to the max, desperate to get into university. I was lucky enough to get conditional offers for all of the five universities I applied to, however when it came down to it I was torn when I had to choose my firm and insurance choices. I had to… Continue reading Finding The Right University For You