Summer drinks inspiration

In keeping with our most recent summer theme here at Student Wire, we’ve decided to share our favourite summer drinks with you. So in true British spirit, it’s time to gather your friends, light up the barbecue and crack open these fresh new drinks!  Gin Lane 751 Victoria Pink Gin Pink gin is all the rage at the minute, and we can totally understand why. Not only does it look seriously good both in real life and on your Instagram posts (yes, we know how you have to get a snap of all your drinks before your friends start sipping),…

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Echo Falls Wine

Echo Falls have hit back with more budget friendly, fine tasting and high in quality wine. What more could us students want? Echo falls have released a Merlot Red Wine, and a Chardonnay White. The Merlot is the perfect accompaniment for the current winter weather when all you want to do is curl up by the fire and enjoy life’s comforts… The Chardonnay is an elegant classic that can be enjoyed all year round! Echo Falls Merlot Echo Falls Merlot is perfect for the typical student days, where the thought of work and library and leaving the comfort of your couch seems a bit too…

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Tetley Tea Product Review

If you’re a tea lover, then this is the blog post for you. – With Tetley’s bringing out new tea ranges, you’ve got the best opportunity to widen your tea-taste-buds whilst picking up the health benefits that the teas include.  Get summer ready with Tetley’s new tea! With exciting new flavours for you to try, along come even more health benefits for you!   Tetley were kind enough to send me over a few samples of their new teas. Over a few weeks, me and multiple family members have been reviewing these products ready for you. You might be thinking… How is…

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A poor student’s guide to travelling

After spending your entire student year surviving on your loan, gathering your loose change to find money for a night out and living off of pot noodles, somehow you’ve still only managed to save about 5% of what you promised to for Summer. But you’re going travelling, you’re hysterically excited for all your new adventures and the hot weather you’ll be in. However in the back of your mind you’re a bit worried about how you’re going to survive with the little money you have. Here’s how: 1) Don’t buy the nicest suitcase/backpack Whatever you use to carry your things…

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European festivals: key to summer on a budget

Tomorrowland, Belgium Despite the fact that Britain’s attempts are often pitiful, summer is undoubtedly the best season of the year and there is absolutely no reason your summer should have to suffer just because you’re on a shoestring student budget. One of the many downfalls of being a skint student is that it can be difficult to get excited about summer when you can’t afford to fill it with back-to-back festivals and a package holiday. You’ve reached the point where you can’t afford a “cheeky Nandos” let alone a “cheeky trip to Maga with the gals…

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