Tips on Keeping in Touch with Friends at Uni

Starting university life in an unfamiliar city can force you to meet new people and make new friends. But for many of us, the experience can lead to a little bit of homesickness, and it’s worth staying in touch with the friends you already have back home (or those who’ve gone to different universities). Let’s take a look at how.

Social Media

Almost by default, you’ll remain linked to your closest friends via your social network of choice – whether it’s Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. While this is an effective means of keeping tabs on everyone you know, it won’t provide you with the same level of interaction that you’re used to. Plus, some of your friends might not be on social media (unthinkable as that might seem to many). You can create a WhatsApp group to keep everyone close together.

How to Find the Perfect Gift for Each Personality Type

Christmas. Birthdays. Anniversaries. All can be fun events. But they’re sometimes stressful – especially when it comes to buying gifts.

Very often, it’s tricky to identify the right present for a specific person. This doesn’t have to be the case, though. Why not shop by personality type?

True, we’re all complex. However, a lot of who we are is shaped by our hobbies. And so, let’s explore the perfect gifts for each personality type.

3 Reasons Why Teens Should Stay Away From Alcohol

There is a set age requirement for drinking alcohol. Engaging in the brew is deemed illegal if you are not of age. This threat has long been in the books and meant to keep teenagers away from alcohol consumption. Even so, it is widespread to hear teenagers hosting parties and taking part in the use of the brew in large quantities. Hollywood and pop culture too is not making things any easier. With the continual portrayal of heavy drinking lifestyle, you continually get the notion that it is a reasonable thing to do.

Pearl Gift Giving Guide for the Holidays

The holiday season is best spent with family and friends. It is usually a time when everyone is in the spirit of giving and sharing their abundance with others. One thing that many look forward to during the holidays is to receive gifts from their loved ones. But finding the perfect gift is not always easy. If you are looking for the ideal present for a special woman in your life, you can never go wrong with jewellery. And not any simple jewellery will do. Every woman needs to have pearl jewellery in her collection. Here is a list of some ideas if you are searching for the piece that best fits the personality of the receiver.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Investing in Real Estate

Real estate is a profitable and low maintenance investment that anyone can do, depending on how you will use the property, learning marketing strategies is not needed, making it easier to enter this business. Read further to know more about the benefits real estate investment brings.

Ideal Cars for First-Time Buyers

When it comes to buying a car for the first time, a certain criterion must be met. Is it trendy? Is it cool? Is it safe? You’re no doubt excited to show off your freshly found freedom and independence, but still these bigger questions need to be asked. While less younger people have been learning to drive, the excitement is unwavering amongst those who do.

Going Green in London: Fighting Air Pollution in 2018

2018 is an eventful year for the UK, and in London specifically. With the Earth facing dangerous levels of CO2 emissions, more and more countries seem to realise the looming threat of a limited and vulnerable environment. With infrastructure plans underway to promote a greener London, business owners and homeowners are soon to face a change that will affect generations to come. As a stand against the growing toxicity of the atmosphere due to air pollution, the UK is taking a position against the surprising levels of fumes and carbon emissions in the air. The city’s in good hands as the road to progress, and a greener London has it sights to diminish air pollution by 2050 ultimately.

Taste to Wait For: Two Decades is Easy to Wait for When it Comes to Great Scotch

When it comes to delicious Scotch, the need for patience is required in order to benefit from that fantastic, oaky taste. The maturation process surrounding Scotch is necessary to really build the body, flavor, and elegance of the taste. In addition, the longer the scotch is matured, the greater in value the beverage has. It is an intriguing and delicate process that encompasses the utter allure and luxurious appeal of a great Scotch.

Cracking The Commute

It is the most tedious and tiring part of our working day. One which we seem to choose to do every, single, working day. If we only lived a few minutes closer, it would make a world of difference. Yet, here we are once again, stuck in an overcrowded train or on a stationary motorway.

The commute is one major part of our day and yet it is also the part that none of us want to remember. I left a job just over a year ago and moved to one in London. There were various reasons for moving and all of them valid, but it changed my commute.

No Second Chance Necessary: How to Always Make a Fantastic First Impression

It’s understood – there’s no second chance to make an initial impression. Of course, it’s a lot of pressure to meet another person for the first time, especially if it’s during a blind date or someone you find attractive. Be less worried and more confident that you can make a fantastic first impression. Here’s what to do.

Prepare Talking Points

It’s uncommon for two strangers to meet and have an endless stream of conversation points. Rather than wait for those awkward pauses, be prepared with things to say. Even better, research the interests and hobbies of the other person ahead of time so you can ask questions. Be aware, however, of talking too much about yourself.