Unfortunately my finances are still recovering from Christmas and moving into my own home so for my birthday weekend this year we stayed in the UK. After much consideration taking into account train prices (too expensive it ended up being cheaper to drive) and the things to do, we decided on Oxford. Oxford is somewhere… Continue reading Budget birthday weekend in Oxford!
I thought about writing this post at the beginning of the year, but after reading so many I thought that maybe mine would not be very interesting to people. But I have decided I want to write it…for me. 2018 was an amazing year for me, with so many major changes in my life and… Continue reading 2018……
I have been gone a while, honestly, I underestimated my work load massively and i am struggling to balance full time work and study for the ICAEW. But, I did find time to take a free weekend trip to Brussels. I signed up to be a mystery shopper years ago but never got round to… Continue reading Travel Diary – How I spent a free weekend in Brussels!
After watching biscuit week Bake Off this week it reminded me of the last time i made chocolate chip cookies which was too long ago!! I decided to spend my Saturday night baking. I always add my secret ingredient to almost everything i bake and in this case it works so well. I did not… Continue reading Amazing Soft Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies
Zagreb was a stop chosen purely for convenience, it was on our way. I had not heard of many things from people who had travelled there as I did not know anyone who has visited before. Croatia is always somewhere I have wanted to visit. I look for a summer holiday there every year but… Continue reading Travel Diary: Impression of Zagreb
Obviously the first year of university is all about having fun and getting into your course. However, it is also a great time to start thinking about how you can expand your employability and start to think about what career you are wanting to pursue. I am always giving life advice to family and friends… Continue reading University Hacks – First year employability tips
Vienna was the final stop of our journey. I had always wanted to visit Vienna because I had heard such great things. I have visited Austria before, Salzburg skiing in January 2017 with a group of friends. We did not get to explore much of the country as we were staying right near the slopes.… Continue reading Travel Diary: Vienna
After a good clean of the house the other morning, I noticed we had 3 boxes of porridge oats in the pantry. This is what gave me the idea to make flapjack. I used to make it all the time for my dad but we no longer had the tray I used so I just… Continue reading Perfect Every-time Flapjack Recipe
I first visited Budapest with my family years ago. It was a great holiday. I remember everything being super cheap. Due to my great holiday the first time, I had such high hopes of my return. Especially after visiting Zagreb, which disappointed me, I put so much pressure on Budapest to be amazing. Day 1… Continue reading Travel Diary: A weekend in Budapest!
As the title of this post would suggest, I only spent 24 hours with it being the first destination of our European adventure. Geneva was a good place to start for us as we worked anti clockwise around and up the centre of Europe. We did not exchange Swiss Francs before we got there in… Continue reading Travel Diary: 24 hours in Geneva