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Harry Potter in London: Do It Yourself Walk

Harry Potter in London: Do It Yourself Walk

London is full of places that recreate the thrill and fantasy of scenes in the Harry Potter movies. Do you want to discover them? Read on! If you are a fan of the Harry Potter series then you can really make the most of your time in London by spending a number of days...

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Top 10 Student Hacks at University

Top 10 Student Hacks at University

University life is an exciting and transformative chapter in the lives of young adults. I remember being a student at the University of Bristol and it was the most fascinating and fun period in my life. However, I wish I'd taken some time to do a bit of research into...

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5 Ways to Make A Student Room Cosy This Winter

5 Ways to Make A Student Room Cosy This Winter

Winter has arrived in the United Kingdom and that means that cold, short nights are looming and glooming. It doesn't have to be a depressing period as winter can be made so warm and cosy with a few added touches to your own space. Cosy is the keyword here. How can you...

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Our Guide to Christmas in London

Our Guide to Christmas in London

Christmas is around the corner and so it is time to get cheerful. As you can imagine, there is so much to do during the festive period in London and like with anything here, it can get overwhelming with the sheer quantity of things to do and see. That's no different...

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British Movies to Watch Before Moving to London

British Movies to Watch Before Moving to London

I thought I would put together a little run-down of some of the most iconic British movies to watch before moving to London. Some of the films are set in London, some are set around parts of the lovely British countryside. Both are equally as important to learn about...

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My Favourite Things to See and Do in Amsterdam

My Favourite Things to See and Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the vibrant city of canals, culture, and creativity, is one of my favourite places to visit in Europe. It's such a quick, short ride on the Eurostar from London that it's very popular amongst young tourists. With an abundance of museums and landmarks to...

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Tips to Save Money as a Student in London

Tips to Save Money as a Student in London

Link your student railcard to your Oyster card If you haven’t already, apply for a 16-25 railcard with National Rail. You can then take it to any Transport for London (Tfl) office and link it to your railcard and get 30% off all underground travel. That’s some serious...

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10 Instagrammable Spots in Edinburgh

10 Instagrammable Spots in Edinburgh

It's time to take a trip to Scotland and to Edinburgh. Having spent a lot of time exploring the popular spots around Edinburgh, I wanted to dig deeper and find some of the most instagrammable spots in Edinburgh. I certainly found them! Edinburgh has some of the most...

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Group Tours or Solo Travel: Which Should I Choose?

Group Tours or Solo Travel: Which Should I Choose?

I have travelled a lot over the years. Made new friends, new memories, seen parts of the world I never thought I'd have the opportunity to see. Solo travelling has allowed me to be free to do it all on my own terms, travel as slow or as fast as I want and have no...

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Top Tips for Living in London as a Student

Top Tips for Living in London as a Student

Pack for all weather conditions In the UK, the weather really can change day to day. In 2022, it rained over 150 days of the year. Yeah, seriously. Pack your umbrella, sunglasses and jumpers/sweaters to prepare yourself for all weather conditions. It does rain a lot....

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Seven Reasons to visit Paris

Seven Reasons to visit Paris

The sights The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe. See everything you’ve seen on the TV, magazines, or online. Be there yourself and make your own memories. Art Visit the Louvre, take in the architecture around you. See the Mona Lisa, stop by the Picasso...

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Top 5 Tips for Student Living in London

Top 5 Tips for Student Living in London

Hi guys, and welcome to arguably the greatest city in the world – London!We here at SomewhereNew know that a lot of you have only very recently arrived and we also know how daunting a place London can seem at times, particularly for newbies!Bearing this in mind, here...

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