Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

Tag: food

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

Hey everyone, I hope you are well and staying safe. Last week was my mother’s birthday, and since we are in quarantine, we couldn’t go out to any restaurant. Since my mum loves a good brunch, I decided to organise a small one for her, […]

Healthy Chocolate Brownie

Healthy Chocolate Brownie

Hey everyone, I hope you are all well and safe. Today I am here to share with you a recipe of a healthy chocolate brownie, I know that the word chocolate is usually never associated with healthy, but this time it is. You will love […]

My favourites of March 2020

My favourites of March 2020

Hey everyone, I hope you are all safe and well. With all of this situation happening in the world right now, I wanted to come and talk with you about something positive like my favourites of March. This is perhaps not a period that we […]

Grocery shopping do’s and don’ts for non brummies

Grocery shopping do’s and don’ts for non brummies

Relying on supermarkets around the city centre is not a good idea for one simple reason, the student budget. My best recommendation as a second-year student is to compare supermarkets, markets, shops and explore around the area because it can make a big financial difference […]

One day out in Birmingham

One day out in Birmingham

Hi everyone, I hope you are excellent, and if you have any work that it is going well. I am now focusing on my dissertation and if you want eventually I can write a post about how it was to write a dissertation with some […]

10 things I love about Christmas

10 things I love about Christmas

Hi everyone, Christmas is my favourite season of the year. If you don’t like Christmas, I hope after this post you start liking it a little bit more. Magic and Light Since I was a child, I remember Christmas as a magical period of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips to start at university

Tips to start at university

Hi everyone, Now I am finally back at Birmingham, and for my surprise at the time of writing this the weather was perfect, it was hot and the sun was out! We are now starting a new academic year at university. For some of you, […]

I (Still) Hate Flying

I (Still) Hate Flying

If you remember last week’s article, you know that I had to fly. Big whoop, I know. If you, by any inconceivable chance did not read it, now is the time to fill yourself in by CLICKING HERE. I wanted to compare the experiences. I […]