Jayoti Shah

Six steps to stress-free travel

1)    Be early Punctuality has been drilled into us as the key to success in life since we were mere children. Never has this been more true than when travelling. Although the suggested arrival time of two hours prior to your flight may be a bit unnecessary, avoiding stress while...
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Posted Feb. 20, 2019

Care is the BBC’s plea for the NHS

As Christmas rolls around for another year, our televisions are naturally filled with heartwarming shows about family, love and the festive season. Christmas specials, classical old winter films and even the usual soap operas that grace our screens have an air of warmth to them, filling us with that cosy feeling that the Danish have captured in their concept of hygge.
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Posted Dec. 18, 2018

How has travel changed for our generation?

Despite struggling to find jobs and affordable housing, the 18-35 year old generation is the luckiest so far when it comes to travel. Research has found that millennials take more trips abroad (for both work and leisure) than any other generation, with an average rate of 4.2 leisure trips per...
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Posted Dec. 7, 2018

Why Wentworth is worth it

Think of an Australian TV show. Now think of another. If all you can come up with is Neighbours or Home and Away, then you might be missing out. Although the UK and the US have come to dominate the airwaves, particularly with dramas, Australia has its own hidden gems which have largely escaped popular attention. One such show which has yet to gain the mass global audience it deserves is Wentworth. First broadcast in 2013 and available in the UK on Amazon Prime, this Australian prison drama explores the modern-day lives and prison politics of women residing in Wentworth Detention Centre.
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Posted Nov. 29, 2018

Can you pinch pennies in Paris?

According to Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index, Paris is not cheap. Revealed to be the world’s third most popular city destination, beaten only by Bangkok and London, Paris was visited by 17.4 million people in 2018 alone. On average, each international visitor to the city spent a whopping $301 per...
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Posted Nov. 13, 2018