Guide of Helsinki

So I bet you guys are thinking..What is there to do in Helsinki? How cold was it there? What was it like? I will be guiding you through my 5 months of living in the capital City of Finland and giving you some tips and advice along the way. Why Go? It’s fitting that harbourside Helsinki,…

Italy 2016

“Occasionally she dreams of Italy. She dreams of cheese chops, persnickety fiats and very fine leather goods.” I DID IT! I went to Italy! As some of you may know my flat mate I lived with in Finland called Anna, she’s Italian. Before I left Finland we booked flights to see each other in our…

LAPLAND!!!!

As some of you may already know I visited THE ARCTIC CIRCLE!!! Before I begin to tell you about my experience there’s something you should know..ME being the Travel and Tourism student that I am booked the flight and accommodation for myself, Anna and Kato to visit Lapland. Hmm, well maybe I should of listened…

My first 4 weeks in Helsinki…

BEST MONTH OF MY LIFE! The first day we got picked up from Helsinki Airport from our coordinators. They greeted us, then we jumped into a taxi which is when we met our first house mate from France. We arrived at our apartments, I looked like a lost tourist with my Indiana Jones hat on,…

London Terminal 

 If I ever had an album cover this would be it. This was taken in Nandos 10 minutes before we had to board the plane. Bit late right? BUT WE LOVE CHICKEN!! So before boarding the plane there was so much going through my mind. Will I like it? Will it be the worst decision…

Want to be an Erasmus Student?

I have been getting messages off a few people, asking me how I’ve had this opportunity to go to Finland for 5 months. So, I’m going to explain how you can apply for the programme. The Erasmus + Programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. Erasmus +…

Introducing Myself…

HIIII, I’m Amanda Markwick, born in 1997 and I have been wanting to start a blog for months now, I just haven’t had the time to do so. A little bit about me. I live in the South West of the UK.  I have 2 Siberian huskies in my family, one female named Athena and a…