How to hinder a hangover

It’s all old news isn’t it? Hangovers cause us to vow to never repeat the exact routine we still choose to perform weekend after weekend; drink like a King one day, suffer what feels like a near death experience the next. Those of us partial to a libation or ten know that we have always done this to ourselves and will most likely continue to do so into adulthood. Besides the ever worsening nature of the morning after struggle to look forward to, it’s no wonder we question our decisions from the night before, whilst hunched over a lavatory pan,…

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5 pulling tips for your year abroad

There’s a reason why so many relationships come to an abrupt end just before a year abroad commences; whilst one half woefully endures nine months of being lectured in lectures and tutored in tutorials in rainy, samey Britain, their beau is having a ball in the sun. With only ‘FaceTime’ to keep the flame alive, those left behind feel such pressure to compete with an abundance of foreign, bronzed beauties readily available to the significant other; it’s no wonder so many couples fall at the first hurdle! Yet as a current ‘year abroad-er’ I can safely say that when it…

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#YearAbroadProbs

Seven months into my year abroad in Murcia, Spain, I have encountered ‘problems’ which have undoubtedly made me aware of barriers far beyond those of the language variety. Here are a just a few of the problems I have faced:  As we approached the deserted, mountainside clearing I was under the safe assumption that the foil mats we were given were to be used for sitting on. Having only met each another once before today, I looked forward to getting to know everyone a little better, sat on our mats, amoung such breath taking countryside in the early evening sun….

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