Things You Should Know Before Travelling to China (Shanghai)

Although China has the second strongest economy on the planet it only opened up  to the world in the late 70s when Deng Xiaoping enforced an economic reform.  Since then, millions of tourists have been able to visit China and indulge in its vast history and culture.  China has many great experiences to offer but […]

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Lookbook: Essential Winter Pieces

The end of winter is nigh and spring is upon us.  Winter is one of my favourite seasons because I love layering my favourite items with one another, knit jumpers and dark/neutral colours.  So, here are a couple of pieces I wore most this winter.         Cream Knit Jumper  – ZARA Men’s […]

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9 Things I loved about Shanghai

It has been almost two weeks since I returned home from Shanghai. As much as I wasn’t enjoying it, there are little things that I do miss about that city and I get this feeling of Nostalgia when I think back sometimes. Here are 9 things I loved about it. Meeting other foreigners. The best […]

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9 Things I Hate About Shanghai (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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Country Cooking Month #1: Homemade Pizza

June is Country Cooking Month so this month,  I am going to try to cook as many dishes I have not done before or have not cooked in a long time. Country cooking month means something different to everyone.  For example, for some people it means cooking food from your home country, to others cooking […]

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5 Benefits of Drinking Jasmine Tea

In this era of independent coffee shops and personalised Starbucks coffees, herbal tea and its benefits are underrated despite having existed since the second century. Jasmine tea has a green tea base but can also have black or white tea as a base.  Jasmine blossoms are used to give an aromatic jasmine scent as well as a […]

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