Living Your Best Life Vs Living Beyond Your Means

Living Your Best Life Vs Living Beyond Your Means

The other day, I was picking up my morning coffee before class. It was an expensive affair, from one of those Melbourne speciality cafes that manages to produce miracles out of the simple combination of coffee and milk. As I tipped out my purse to salvage the last few coins that I had left, I got to thinking: Am I spending too much money on … Continue reading Living Your Best Life Vs Living Beyond Your Means

Melbourne: The Best Cafes For 20- Somethings

Melbourne: What it’s really like to work on an Australian Working Holiday

I had mixed feelings when it came to the ‘working’ part of my Australian Working Holiday. After a few months of travelling down the East Coast of Australia, I was ready to work again, both mentally and financially. However I felt overwhelmed by the prospect of actually looking for work and I knew that once I had a job, the constant daily excitement that I … Continue reading Melbourne: What it’s really like to work on an Australian Working Holiday

How To Write A Travel Journal

Writing a travel journal wasn’t something that I’d done before this year however I got really into journalling on my last trip and now I’m completely converted to keeping one. Writing in a journal while I was away was great for so many reasons. I loved making myself take the time to gather my thoughts, write down funny stories and stick in things like train … Continue reading How To Write A Travel Journal

The trials and tribulations of being professionally ghosted

The Trials And Tribulations Of Being Professionally ‘Ghosted’

How to deal with being professionally ghosted when applying for jobs It has been one long week since you met up and it’s all you can think about. You thought it had gone really well; you seemed to have made a┬áconnection, you’d made a big effort with your appearance, you were approachable, charismatic, transparent and you’d even cracked a few jokes. So why had you … Continue reading The Trials And Tribulations Of Being Professionally ‘Ghosted’

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Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

An NCTJ level 3 diploma is an accredited journalism course ran by the National College for the Training of Journalists. The course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to begin a career as a professional journalist and it can be taken before, after or instead of university. In many cases an NCTJ is something that is requested by editors in an application … Continue reading Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

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Forget Hygee: How we’re already living Danishly

I am a massive fan of lifestyle guides. Any book promising to make me seem anything other than British is right up my street, and a few weeks ago I found myself strangely drawn to a little Danish lifestyle guide on Hygge. For those of you that don’t know, Hygge is a Danish well-being concept that loosely translates as cosiness. Its claimed to be the … Continue reading Forget Hygee: How we’re already living Danishly

The chocolate Tartufo: Romes’ greatest indulgence

On Blue Monday, I thought everyone, myself included, could do with a little escapism. So here’s a little flashback back to a foodie moment on a trip to Rome. Cheers to sunnier days. The deep, rich taste of the chocolate grounds me to the spot. On the outside it’s adorned with a casing of jagged chocolate fragments. The bitterness exacerbated from the coldness of it. … Continue reading The chocolate Tartufo: Romes’ greatest indulgence