At this very moment, the exchange rate is hovering around the £1= R$5.8 mark. When I arrived in Brazil at the start of my internship last June, it was more like 3.75, so cocktails in paradise just got one hell of a lot cheaper! This isn’t obviously, great news for the Brazilian economy, which I … More Where to go now: Bonito, Brazil
Students in Southampton are lucky enough to have the New Forest National Park right on their doorstep. But how many of you have actually been there? If you’re feeling like you need a dose of country air or want to get a few selfies with those famous wild New Forest ponies, look no further! Read on for … More A Student’s Guide to the New Forest
Southwold is a classic English seaside town on the Suffolk Coast that’s well known as a ‘staycation’ destination for British holidaymakers, but it’s not generally known for it’s good value. I’ve been going to Southwold on family holidays since I was tiny and, in recent years as an impoverished student, have done exhaustive research into … More How to Enjoy Southwold Without Breaking the Bank: An Insider’s Guide
The People Brazilians are everything they’re cracked up to be. Slightly eccentric, open, fun and welcoming. As the only gringa (foreigner) in the village everyone wanted to know my story and I was never short of people to have a chat with in Portuguese over a Caipirinha. My fellow AIESEC interns were from all over … More 10 Reasons My Work Placement was a Dream
Barcelona is an incredible place to spend anything from a weekend to a few weeks, as I was lucky enough to do this August. There’s heaps to do but most of it is touristy and overpriced, so I’ve put together my top tips for amazing things to do in the city either for free, or … More Barcelona on a Budget: Top Tips
Whilst travelling around South America this year, I re-read one of my childhood favourites, The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. One of the chapters starts with what I think may be one of the most beautiful paragraphs ever written. It fueled my already burning passion to experience moments like these often and in as many … More Monday Musings: Live Forever and Ever and Ever.
En el este de Bolivia, en el centro del continente increíble de América del Sur, se encuentra algo inesperado, una serie de iglesias y edificios impresionantes que fueron construidos hace quinientos años por los jesuitas. Llegaron aquí después de recorrer mar, montaña y selva con el fin de educar la población nativa sobre cristianismo, mediante … More Las Misiones Jesuíticas de Bolivia/ Bolivia’s Jesuit Missions