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Trip to Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Trip to Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Hello everyone! In today’s blog I will write about a trip to Palma de Mallorca provided by University College Birmingham. We set off on 25 April 2022. We flew from Birmingham in the direction of Palma de Mallorca. Our flight was at 7:30 in the […]

5 Motivation Tips

5 Motivation Tips

I’m in my last semester of the second year and with assignments piled up, it’s easy to get stressed, lose motivation, procrastinate and leave it until the last minute. I’d be lying if I said I haven’t left an assignment until the last minute, as […]

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

Happy Earth Day! (By the time you read this, it will already have passed – if you were unaware, Earth Day was on 22 April 2022!) In celebration, I thought we’d dive deeper as to why we celebrate it!  So, what is Earth Day? It was […]

Strange things that people in the UK do

Strange things that people in the UK do

Hello everyone, how are you today? I’m still on holiday in Croatia, but I’m going back to England soon, sad story. Today, we will talk about some things that people in Britain do that are strange to me as a Croat. Driving on the left […]

Urie Diaries: A Day in London

Urie Diaries: A Day in London

It’s been so long since I have written an entry for ‘Urie Diaries,’ so I thought today would be a good chance to revisit the series. The 9th of April was the beginning of our Easter break, so I thought I’d come home. At first, I […]

TOP 5: Countries I want to visit!

TOP 5: Countries I want to visit!

Hello everyone, how are you? I’m great. I’m enjoying my vacation at home in Croatia, so I can’t be bad. Today we are talking about the top 5 countries I want to visit… so let’s go! 5. NEPAL In fifth place is Nepal. Nepal is […]

Easter in the Philippines

Easter in the Philippines

As we approach Easter (and the Easter break – it’s probably already the break by the time you read this), I thought it would be an amazing idea to share with you how Easter is being celebrated in the Philippines, considering it can be different […]

Strange things that Croats do

Strange things that Croats do

Hello everyone. How are you today? I’m bothered by Amazon. Amazon bothers me a lot. I received a notification that the package had been delivered to reception in my building. You know what the problem is? My building does not have a reception. I really […]

My top 4 favourite Filipino foods!

My top 4 favourite Filipino foods!

Recently, I have been craving many things, whether it be books, sweets, or food. One of them is Filipino food! Of course, nothing else can beat the cooking of one’s homeland dishes. I thought it would be interesting to share with you my favourite foods […]

TOP 5: My favourite TV series

TOP 5: My favourite TV series

Hello everyone. Today we take a break from some philosophical topics and go for something relaxing for the end of a busy week. My thumb doesn’t hurt anymore. That’s good news. Anyway, today we talk about my top 5 favourite series. Of course, as for […]