Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Category: tourism

How to travel on a budget

How to travel on a budget

Hi everyone, By the time you are reading this, I am already back from my trip to Gdansk, Poland. I went there for 5 days because one of my best friends is doing Erasmus there. If you don’t know what Erasmus is, it is basically […]

My First Flight

My First Flight

As I’ve mentioned months ago I absolutely hate flying. It takes a lot of dedication to even get me on a plane. Today I will tell you about the first time I was on a plane. My family has never had much money to spread […]

Cocoa by Ali: review

Cocoa by Ali: review

Hi everyone, I can’t believe we are now officially back to classrooms, assignments, alarms in the morning and the bad weather. When I was still back in Portugal, I saw on Instagram a new placed called Cocoa by Ali, and the place looked excellent. Two […]

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Hospitality Work During Christmas

Are you currently working or intend to work in hospitality? If the answer is yes, it is high time for you to hide in your closet and wait until the terror passes: Christmas is coming! Ok ok, it’s not all bad. You get a lot […]

Summer in Algarve

Summer in Algarve

Hi everyone, Today’s post is about my 2 weeks in Algarve with my parents. Probably most of you have heard about Faro, that is a city situated in the south of Portugal, and a lot of English people choose to come during summer. Since I […]

It’s hard to say goodbye

It’s hard to say goodbye

Here I go nine months later, my time with UCB comes to an end I am writing to say ‘goodbye’ to all of you. It is hard to say goodbye. I believe, those of you who have read my posts, know that I loved my […]

A week in my life: Summer Edition

A week in my life: Summer Edition

Hi everyone, Last week I had one of the best weeks of this summer. I had the opportunity to visit my boyfriend’s grandparents villa in Selores towards the north of Portugal. We left on Friday afternoon, and it was 5 hours driving till we arrived. […]

Spotter guide

Spotter guide

Hey everyone,   I hope you enjoyed your bank holiday. A long weekend just before we go back to university. I definitely made the most of mine. The weather was absolutely stunning, sunny and warm, excellent for any outside activities.   For those of you […]

A Day Trip To Coventry

A Day Trip To Coventry

Located right next to your nose. A destination you probably never considered for a nice, lovely day trip: Coventry. I did not just go spontaniously on a trip to Coventry; I did some research first. I asked a considerable amount of people. Most of them […]

Festival Season

Festival Season

Hi everyone, When you talk about summer, for me it means the beach, sun and festivals and that’s exactly what I am going to speak to you today about. In July I had the opportunity to go to a festival in Portugal called RFM SOMNII which […]