Travelling with valuable trading cards (like Magic the Gathering or Pokemon) can be a bit stressful. Especially if you’re travelling by plane. You want to make sure they stay safe and don’t get damaged. My boyfriend and I recently travelled from Eindhoven to Manchester with 2000+ Magic The Gathering cards (massive thanks to Maud and […]
Planning to travel by train in the Netherlands? Here is a full guide on how to buy tickets and how to use them. Find out if the OV-card (the public transport smart card) is worth getting during your trip and how to get discounted tickets.
A trip to Japan can turn out to be pretty expensive. Let’s face it, it’s not the cheapest country in Asia to visit… But you don’t have to rely on re-mortgaging your house in order to make your dream-trip to Japan. As I’ve mentioned in my Japan Budget Breakdown, we spent about £2000 on 16 […]
Sustainability and travel don’t always go hand in hand. You’re on holiday, away from the daily worries so it’s easy to forget about helping the environment too. That doesn’t mean, however, that there aren’t ways to travel in a sustainable way! Transportation We should all be aware of the fact that flying just isn’t that […]
As a Dutchie living in England and a lover of travelling, planes are like buses to me. I fly at least eight times a year; sometimes even more. This includes visiting my hometown in the Netherlands, going back to my home in Manchester and holidays. And even with all these flights every year, I am still scared […]
During my time at university, I took a year of Japanese classes . I already had some basic knowledge from self-study but the pressure of having deadlines helped me revise much better than having to do it all by myself. Having a native speaker teaching me also helped me a lot! Now I have graduated from […]
I’m studying Japanese! On top of my normal English and Creative Writing degree course, I used to take extra Japanese classes. My university provided them and I didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to learn Japanese from a Japanese teacher. Now I’ve graduated from university, I’ve been trying to self-teach myself more. In […]