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 →

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 →

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 →

Visiting China

During Halloween Break in 2016 I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in China thanks for a school trip. My school had recently opened a Mandarin classroom, and we were partnered with a university who sent teachers to Northern Ireland. The Hubei Normal University hosted us for the time we were in China, and... Continue Reading →

Visiting Paris

Here's a quick guide to some must-see and do attractions in Paris, whether it's your first time in the city or your tenth. As cliché as it is, you simply must go up the Eiffel Tower. It provides a fantastic bird's eye view of the city, making for great photo oppertunities. Once you've been up... Continue Reading →

A Local’s Guide to Northern Ireland

Planning on visiting Northern Ireland, or are you a local who wants to find more cool things to see? Here's my local's guide! One of the most beautiful spots on the North Coast is the Giant's Causeway. There's a shuttle bus from the car park down to the beauty spot itself, making it accessible for... Continue Reading →

Winter in Amsterdam

Last December (2017), I took a short city break in Amsterdam, leaving on the 18th of December and returning home to Northern Ireland on the 21st. I really enjoyed it and would love to go back to spend more time there, and to see the things I didn't have time to see while I was... Continue Reading →

Travelling With Only Hand Luggage

Why travel with only hand luggage?   If you're looking to travel on the cheap, taking only hand luggage can be a great way to save money! Airlines are charging more and more to check bags in, but cabin baggage is free. It's also quicker to travel without checking a bag in, as it means... Continue Reading →

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