Rachael Davies

I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list

TRAVEL: Updated Bucketlist

It's been a year since I first started my Travel Bucketlist, and being halfway through my year abroad, it's a good time to check back in and see what I've seen and what's left to see. Ticked off Prague Prague... Continue Reading →


REVIEW: The Podcasts That Took Over My Life

Beautiful Anonymous (Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People) This is Beautiful Anonymous. One hour, one caller, no holds barred. This podcast does what it says on the tin: comedian Chris Gethard has an hour-long phone conversation with an anonymous caller, the only rules being that... Continue Reading →

TRAVEL: Prague – The Embodiment of Central Europe

The beauty of Europe as a continent is the ease with which borders can be crossed, so long as you have the right meaningless piece of paper, and being on a year abroad means you have an obscene amount of... Continue Reading →

TRAVEL: Parisian Submersion Over Sight-Seeing

France is one of my most under-travelled areas of Europe, something that is particularly shoddy seeing as it is the country closest to the UK on the continent. Within minutes of setting foot in its capital, I was struck by the... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: A Series of Unfortunate Events – Netflix

Everyone and their mum seems to hate Netflix's new adaptation of Lemony Snicket's book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events. I lived for these books as a kid, and so was, like everyone else, over the moon when I heard that... Continue Reading →

50BC: ‘A Book For Her’ – Bridget Christie

My New Year's Resolution, of sorts, is the 50 Book Challenge. In case you couldn't work it out, that means I want to read 50 books in a year, just under one a week. For mine, I'm not counting the... Continue Reading →

TRAVEL: Munich in the snow

The only thing to make me emotionally okay with coming back to Munich after the disappearance of the Christmas markets was the promise that the buzz of tinsel-lined huts and Glühwein would be replaced with a calming blanket of white... Continue Reading →

TRAVEL: Sunny Salzburg to Rains on Königsee

Although I knew that Salzburg was in a unique location, not just surrounded by mountains, but amongst them, the first surprise of our weekend away was that our hostel was literally on the top of a mountain. After arguing with... Continue Reading →

LIFESTYLE: Mini Christmas | Student Living

It's two weeks until Christmas, my favourite time of the year, and so it's now stortyime of how I found my festive feeling. In case it's not clear from the rest of this blog, I am currently on my year... Continue Reading →

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