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Author Archives: Megan Evans

Halloween, Mexican Style: Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican national celebration that falls in the same time period as Halloween. With it’s ubiquitous sugar skulls and floral headdresses, Dia de los Muertos is recognised worldwide, but what exactly is it?

Kickstart your day with 5 healthy breakfast ideas

Pre warning: if you’re a grab a banana and get out the door kinda person, this post probably isn't for you. I, on the other hand, love breakfast, and truly believe it is the most important meal of the day. Kickstarting your day with a healthy breakfast will make you more productive, happier and energised, so here’s 5 ideas for healthy breakfast alternatives to standard cereal and toast:

 

Avocado toast with poached egg and corn salsa

Avocados are so good for you. They contain more potassium than bananas, loads of fibre and healthy fatty acids and are great for your skin. Plus, they’re delicious. Try smashing avocado on toast, adding a poached egg for some protein and some fresh corn salsa for a pop of freshness. Delicious for any meal, but perfect to perk you up on those mornings where even getting out of bed is a struggle.



Smoothie bowl

Smoothie bowls are essential really thick smoothies. Blend frozen berries and bananas to create a base, then load up with extra fruit, nuts, seeds

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The real Los Angeles

The words ‘Los Angeles’ conjure up typical images; the Hollywood sign, the walk of fame and the Oscars, to name a few. LA and celebrity culture go hand in hand, but the city is so much more than this.

24 Hours In Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is a relatively small city by UK standards. Despite it’s size, however, it is Wales’ cultural and political centre, with plenty of things for tourists to see and do. It is easily accessible with it’s own airport and rail links all across the country, so it’s a great place to visit for a short ...

Getting the most for your money in Italy

Italy is a world famous tourist destination, and for good reason. With it’s friendly people, ancient architecture and amazing food, it’s the ideal holiday spot for many people. For this reason, however, it gets very busy, especially in the summer. Here’s the best places to go to avoid the largest of crowds. You’ll get to sample a bit of the real ...

London’s Best Bakeries

In recent years, London has come into the foreground of the foodie scene. Instagram worthy bakeries are popping up all over town, serving everything from French classics to trendy hybrid foods like the cronut. Here’s a pick of London’s 5 best bakeries to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Top 4 Destinations for an eco-friendly holiday

When picking out holiday destinations, there are often specific criteria you look for, temperature, value for money or range of activities, to name a few. One thing we should all be looking for, however, is how eco-friendly a place is. Eco-tourism has come into its own in the recent years, with many places offering eco-friendly holidays that aid the environment ...

5 of the best books to inspire travel

During this time of the year work commitments and university deadlines start to take their tole and sometimes it’s just nice to get away. If you can’t find time to venture abroad to warmer climates, get your fill of escapism through the writings of others. After all, picking up a book is a lot cheaper than a booking a flight… Here’s ...

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