Coffee Time: 7 Nutritional Benefits of Coffee

Coffee Time: 7 Nutritional Benefits of Coffee

In the last two to three years I have become a big coffee fan and if you follow me on Instagram, you know I can’t resist taking a photo if it’s really good! From Americano to Cappucino and most recently flat white, it’s all about the quality and taste.

Yet, there may actually be health benefits to coffee. I spoke with Rudy from Gimoka Coffee UK for his insight into the nutritional benefits it could bring if you enjoy it daily. View Full Post

Post Travel Blues: Advice After You Return from Extended Trips

Post Travel Blues: Advice After You Return from Extended Trips

My first solo trip was when I moved to Canada for six months in 2009 as part of a study abroad programme. I was much younger and didn’t take the time to think about whether I’d get culture shock, or even reverse culture shock when I returned. I spent a lot of time planning before I left and whilst I was there, was too busy having fun to really feel any nostalgia for home or think about being back.

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Two Months Backpacking Europe: The Summer I’ll Never Forget

Two Months Backpacking Europe: The Summer I’ll Never Forget

This review post of my travels is something I’ve been subconsciously putting off since I came back, as it feels like the end of one of the best times of my life. Now I’m back, the trip almost feels like a dream and I have to remind myself that it happened and that for two months I lived every day to the full, seeing some of the best destinations the world has to offer!

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Falling in Love: A Weekend in Monte Carlo

Falling in Love: A Weekend in Monte Carlo

New life plan; become a millionaire, move to Monte Carlo and drive a sports car.

On Friday afternoon I left La Spezia and arrived for my weekend in Monte Carlo just before dusk. My first glimpse was from the train tracks and I can’t totally describe how I felt. I’ve wanted to come here for so long and couldn’t wait to see it all; it was almost like waiting to meet a person, a pen pal, rather than a place. My hotel, as Monaco doesn’t do hostels, was right in the centre on a street that looked like it was part of a miniature film set to be used for context shots. View Full Post