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Student eating

As you have all already gathered, I am a student. I am also a student in one of the UK’s most expensive cities meaning I run on a tight budget. 871 more words


Self-Sufficiency: what brews when you stop owing people money

Christmas is almost here, which means it’s almost past, which means it’s almost time to plan my garden! <3

I’ve always been pretty down to earth. 895 more words

Vancouver living

One Saturday in late November, after more than a month of almost daily rainfall in which I somehow managed to buy and loose three umbrellas, it finally happens: The sun is shining even though it is a weekend. 1,280 more words

Working Holiday

London On A Budget

Some assume that…

traveling is impossible due to the crazy costs of accommodations and so forth. However, after being a tired, broke, and (often) hungry college student, I have learned the tricks of the trade when it comes to penny pinching in London. 265 more words


That Hostel Life

I love hostels. Really, I do. As I write this I’m sitting at a hostel in Tokomaru Bay called Stranded In Paradise. From my spot on the front porch I can see the entire bay and into the Pacific Ocean beyond. 769 more words

New Zealand

Nusa Lembongan, Bali: A Quiet Little Piece of Heaven

Although we loved Seminyak right off the bat – we can only take touristy and busy places for so long. After our fix of feeling catered to for a bit, it was time to move on to a place we felt out of our element again. 875 more words


Seminyak, Bali: A Welcomed Tourist Trap

At last we arrived in Bali! After a horrific and miserable flight from Kuala Lumpur we finally made it to the island we’d only seen or heard about in movies. 1,029 more words