The Lady on the Train

Yesterday quite a special thing happened whilst I was on a train journey. I ran onto my train as I was a little late and just made it (phew!), I had about 5 bags as I was going away on some trips so was quite an ordeal getting my bags on haha. After settling into…

That Chalet Girl Life

Working and living in the mountains they said? And so I ran…(actually I took a 18 hour coach journey) Having just returned from 5 months in St. Anton, Austria, working as a Chalet girl I thought i’d share my experience with you. You say Chalet girl and everyone straight away says ahhh like the movie?!  (which was actually…

Trashy Bags, Social Enterprise-Ghana

So as some of my readers may know from a previous blog post I was lucky enough to go on a field trip to Ghana at University. The trip was based at the University of Accra where we worked alongside the Regional Institute of Population Studies and undertook data collection, analysis and then presented our findings to our home…

What’s next Graduate?

This question has to be the most dreaded and hated question for all recent graduates and I can’t count how many times I’ve been asked it since graduating in July. Why is it that people expect you to go straight into a graduate scheme or in a great company, it is not that easy! But…

Croatia Holiday

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” As a keen traveller I absolutely love this quote and would choose a travel adventure over anything materialistic any day. So on this basis being a graduate in debt this Summer myself and my best friend I met on my exchange in Australia went on…

Thinking of studying abroad?

So I was lucky enough to be offered an exchange at the University of Adelaide in Australia for the first Semester of my final year of my BSc Population and Geography degree at the University of Southampton. Firstly I was apprehensive of accepting this and was therefore choosing between Adelaide and Amsterdam (very different I…

Was Accra how I expected?

Witnessing the creations of new builds dotted around the capital city, especially numerous malls, displayed the recent development of Ghana. What I found striking was the huge divide between the people working in and visiting the innovative builds to the surrounding poor locals begging and living in poor conditions. During the trip one night myself…