Why I love podcasts

Why I love podcasts

This is a conversation I had with my Granny recently, who was oblivious to what a podcast even is. For me podcasts are insightful, engaging and allow me to unwind whilst also learning valuable lessons. There’s also something about a podcast which feels more intimate than watching a YouTube video for instance. I find myself totally engrossed, that by the end I could be sat in the room where the conversation is taking place. For those reading who are unsure about the world of ‘podcasting’, I will discuss three important things I get out of a good podcast as we progress through this blog post. Continue reading “Why I love podcasts”

How to tackle the jump from first year to second year of University

How to tackle the jump from first year to second year of University

Hey everyone,

Really sorry for a shortage of posts recently, life has been pretty hectic to say the least! However, I have a series of posts lined up for you, so I promise I’ll be back to regular blogging.

With Christmas approaching, I wanted to use this post to reflect on the last few months, and specifically, how I handled the jump between first year and second year of University. This change is something which most definitely affected me and my friends, with many of us spending the first few weeks back feeling totally overwhelmed by the substantial increase in workload. However, having now completely my first term, I feel equipped to offer my advice as to how to stay calm and manage everything second year has to throw at you. Continue reading “How to tackle the jump from first year to second year of University”

A quick break to Valencia

A quick break to Valencia

After just getting back from a few days in the Spanish sunshine, I feel positive about the future. While this was just a quick trip away with my family, it opened my eyes to cultural variation and potential opportunities in cities across Europe. Even the smallest things, from the times Spanish people eat their meals to the food markets, where every Valencian citizen seemed to do their weekly shop; really did highlight to me how different the culture is to London. Below I will list 3 pieces of advice for anyone visiting Valencia. Continue reading “A quick break to Valencia”

How I spent 3 nights in New York City

How I spent 3 nights in New York City

After recently getting back from 3 nights in the Big Apple, I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my itinerary for anyone planning their own trip to this great city. Before travelling to NY, I was apprehensive that 3 nights may not be enough time to see all the sights and take in all the amazingness the city had to offer. However, I just about managed to squeeze everything in and have an amazing trip! Below I will list my day by day routine, including all the best sights, restaurants and shops to make sure you visit! Continue reading “How I spent 3 nights in New York City”

Reflecting on my first term of Uni

Reflecting on my first term of Uni

After conquering my first term at University I feel it’s a good time to reflect on this big lifestyle change! On the whole, I would say Uni life has treated me very nicely so far, however I was totally unprepared for how overwhelming it can be at times. In this post I’ll discuss my 3 top tips on how to settle into your new life, as well as how to deal with things when they get a little tough. Obviously, these are personal to me, however I hope they can help fellow students too. Continue reading “Reflecting on my first term of Uni”