9 Things I Hate About China (because I can’t think of 10)

Originally I wanted to begin with 10 Things I love about China but my stay here so far has been more negative that positive so this is what’s coming first.  Honestly, it’s a shame because I came here in 2010 (aged 14) and 2012 (aged 16) and it was an amazing and lovely experience.  I went to […]

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The Pie Society: Home Away From Home

I have been living in Shanghai for over 2 months now and I’ve found that it’s a lot easier to go out for food that are of cuisines other than Chinese or cook at home.  It’s not because that I’m not proficient enough in the language to order the food from the menu but it’s […]

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Mise À Jour: Moving To China…

It has been about 6 or 7 weeks since I moved to China and everything (for me) has just been all over the place.  I really underestimated the immense effort, will power and mental stress it would take to move to another country.  Nevertheless, I’m here and it’s nice. Academics| Moving to China was part of […]

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Afternoon Tea at St. Ermin’s Hotel London

London most certainly is not my favourite city in the world but a Bridal Shower is a special occasion.  Hotels have been one of my muses since I began travelling at the age of 12.  The art and craft that goes into a hotel in order to give you a new experiences has always fascinated […]

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20 Quick Ideas On How To Spend Your Spring Bank Holiday 2017

The next bank holiday in the UK is the 29th May 2017.  For many, it’s a day to wind down or use that spare time to do something you have been wanting to for a while. For others, it is even a 3 day weekend if you usually have Saturday and Sunday off.  Here are […]

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8 Reasons Not to Commute to University

So I’m currently freezing at the train station waiting for the train home from university. I’m waiting an hour later than usual because I just missed the train by a second. Since I have more time I thought it would be a great idea to do a blog post about the drawbacks of commuting. Disclaimer:I […]

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10 Reasons NOT To Become an Au Pair

There are lot of reasons why becoming an au pair is a good thing.  But after my experience  I can think of (at least) 10 reasons why you may want to reconsider this position because au pairing is difficult. The situation is not guaranteed.  There is no guarantee that when you pair with a host family that […]

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