Favourite Cafes in Berlin

If there is anything I really appreciated in Berlin, it was the amount of cafes ideal for "freelancing", or studying. in. I would have loved to have lived longer in Berlin, partly because a lot of my time was dedicated to studying and finishing my master's dissertation rather than fun tourist things or getting really [...]

A Passion for Travel Writing? Help Me Help You!

In undergrad I wrote briefly for Exploration Online, an online travel magazine aimed at mainly students. Now, I am the Latin America Editor! And I'm looking for people willing to write some articles for me 🙂 It can cover any country/city within the region, can provide advice, experiences, anything insightful and inspiring! It's all voluntary, [...]

Why living like a hermit crab simultaneously ruins you and makes you

I am currently living in my third city abroad, and moving to another next month (eee!) After, I fully intend on returning to the UK and finding one of them stable job things I've heard so much about. It will mark 3 years of unforgettable experiences. Anyone who has ever lived abroad, either permanently or [...]

Charlottenburg Palace

Located in the neighbourhood of Charlottenburg (shocking), the palace is one of the most famous in Germany. Named after Sophie Charlotte, who died an early death, and had commissioned it with her husband Friedrich III. It is a lavish palace with baroque and rococo styling, although more was added by their descendants. When visiting it [...]

Gendarmenmarkt

Another cold December weekend, another Christmas market! This time I went to the Gendarmenmarkt, another big and well-known Christmas market of Berlin. I ate roasted chestnuts, and cheesy fatty amazing food, and of course drank mulled wine. I decided to try white mulled wine, but honestly red mulled wine reigns supreme. I also bought some [...]

Potsdam

Within communting distance of Berlin, and frankly closer to my flat then the centre of Berlin is, is Potsdam - a traditional looking city that is recommended by many to visit. It is also very popular for it's Christmas markets, and this weekend just gone it had many to offer, so a friend and I [...]

Berlin Street Art

Berlin is famous for it's street art, and after the walking tour I took - it comes as little surprise. The tour started at a hostel, and is free, so at the end you pay how much you want (or not at all). Our tour guide studied art and discovered a passion for street art [...]

Berlin Cathedral

On the Friday of the first week of classes, I was super excited to attend a class on Postcolonialism in the Middle East - something perfect for my Master's Dissertation (Theoretical Perspectives of Human Rights in the Middle East - including Postcolonial theory). Sadly, I was an unorganised mess and got the time of the [...]