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With summer fast approaching, the temptation to start booking holidays gets stronger and stronger. But what if you’ve spent the majority of your student loan? Have no fear; there are a whole range of tips and tricks that can make a holiday this summer affordable, even on a student budget. Compare cheap flights Especially for…Continue Reading “Travel Tips for Broke Students”

We awoke to our second day in Saint Petersburg to find that it was snowing! Fortunately, it didn’t last long and didn’t settle, but it was bloody freezing! To start our day we headed down to Smolny Cathedral which was located at the bottom of the road our hostel was on, away from Nevsky. Smolny…Continue Reading “Day Two in Saint Petersburg”

Despite what you may expect, Saint Petersburg is a truly beautiful city. I had expected to see a city full of purpose-built Soviet blocks, so was surprised to find exquisite and colourful buildings lining the streets. We arrived late at night and so had a quick dinner of (meat-free) borsch at a Tepemok, a Russian…Continue Reading “Day One in Saint Petersburg, Russia”

Ah Firenze! The Tuscan city renowned for it’s wealth of famous art and often known as the ‘cradle of the renaissance’!  I absolutely loved my time in Florence, so here are my top ten things to do if you ever get a chance to visit! 1. Il Duomo The most well-known sight in Florence is…Continue Reading “Top Ten Things To Do In Florence”