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Sydney Bites Down Under (and I don’t mean the shark type!)

While Sydney crawls its way up the ‘most expensive places to live’ list, it’s easy to forget the possibility of a Uni lifestyle, because lo and behold, student-friendly pockets exist and eating on a budget is on the cards! Hard to deny her natural beauty, Sydney’s food scene has taken advantage of the endless coastline, harbour inlets and the modest bustle of the CBD. With industrial foundations spread throughout, it’s no doubt fertile ground for gentrification- and when old meets new here Down Under- something tasty happens. From the Northern Beaches, to New-York-style drinking holes, and up the coastline to the infamous Bondi Beach, Sydney is tempting you with tastes one meal at a time. (more…)

The Best U.S. Summer Food Festivals in August

Need some ideas of how to spend your August weekends? If you’re taking a road trip around the country or just making the most of your weekend, you should definitely look into stopping by some of the great food festivals happening around the country during the late summer. Even if you’re not a foodie, you can still enjoy all that these festivals have to offer. Check out four of the best summer food festivals in August across the United States below, but fair warning, this post might make you hungry! (more…)

A Taste of Prague

Prague, Czech Republic – A modern day fairy tale city where the beer flows cheaper than water. I could write about the Pražský orloj (Prague Astronomical Clock) in Old Town Square, or the “Walk of Apostles” that takes place at two o’clock everyday, or Pražský hrad (Prague Castle), which is most accessible via the Karlův most (Charles Bridge), but I won’t because instead I’m going to write about the food, the beer, the wine, and the markets. (more…)

Spring Break Hotels: 5 Important Steps

It’s that time of the year, college students’ favorite time: Spring Break. Let’s face it, we all look Beach, Spring Breakforward to it whether it’s to have fun with friends, relax from school work, or we just need some time off from our hectic life. What’s the hot spot this year? Cancun? Miami? Panama? You pick, it’s your holiday! Yet there is always that thing holding you back, which is the hotel. Here are a few tips to help you pick out the best hotels. (more…)

Travel Baby Steps

Unlike most other student bloggers, I have never traveled outside the country.

A foreign trip for me is leaving NewNew York City England, something I have only done three times. This is partially due the costly expense required, but also due to severe food allergies that may be difficult for people to fully understand in another country, where English is not the main dialect. So unlike others traveling across Earth for spring break, I will be visiting my brother in Manhattan, a 4 hour ride on the Peter Pan bus line away. (more…)

London Markets #happyplace

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Portobello Market

Unfortunately I did not get to experience Portobello Market in all of its glory given that I ended up there on a Thursday morning, however Portobello Road itself was still worth a wander.  A fantastic mixture of charming and chintzy, this area of the city promises a variety of high end buys as well as some great deals.  I was also happily surprised by the number of stalls selling handmade goods made by local artists. (more…)