How Arzhan Fund Is Making Kazakhstan More Accessible

Posted by Jay in Travel on October 12th, 2016

Arzhan Conference The Arzhan Foundation, established in May 2010, pursues social and other socially useful purposes. They aim to provide assistance to socially vulnerable groups and people affected by emergencies, through the implementation of charitable and social projects. They offer free courses on professional orientation and the socialisation of students with and without special needs. They […]

Almaty: Original Big Apple

Posted by Jay in Travel on October 9th, 2016

Almaty is the original Big Apple. I know, you are probably shaking your head right now. New York is the right answer, you are 100% certain of this. But unfortunately, you would be wrong. While this amazing city definitely holds a dear place in my heart, Almaty wore the crown first. It used to be the former capital […]

Liberty Drives Free Wheelchair Accessible Tours In Hyde Park

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 30th, 2016

Liberty Drives is quite possibly the best thing in London that you have never heard of. This amazing charitable scheme was started 19 years ago in 1997. They offer 30 – 50 minute tours around London’s Hyde Park grounds on wheelchair accessible buggies. This service may be used by people with disabilities, or reduced mobility and their caregivers, friends or […]

São Paulo Is Worth Seeing

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 27th, 2016

São Paulo was one of the cities I visited in Brazil earlier this year, but I almost didn’t go at all. I had been pestering people that had been to Brazil before, for the must see places. São Paulo never featured, or it was made fun of, in favour of places like Rio. The only reason […]

Brazil Will Always Inspire Wanderlust

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 16th, 2016

I have been reminiscing about my month long tour of Brazil, with all the excitement of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Even before I had made the leap to book a ticket, I had been dreaming about Brazil for as long as I could remember. It seemed to be filled with beautiful landscapes, beautiful weather and beautiful […]

4 Ways Buzzfeed Makes It Annoying To Live In London

Posted by Jay in Travel on April 13th, 2016

Like most people, I have been known to waste the best part of a day meandering through the various quizzes and listicles that adorn the Buzzfeed webpage. But one thing has just gotten out of control, they keep making it more and more annoying to live in this city. We are aware that everyone hates […]

My Study Abroad In California Changed My Life For The Better

Posted by Jay in Travel on February 20th, 2016

When I was in university, I had the opportunity to be able to have a study exchange for the second half of my 2nd year. Obviously, I jumped at this chance, as when else would I be able to live abroad for half the year while still getting maintenance grants? Being a disabled young woman, my […]

How Tastings At Cubana London Made Me Want To Visit Cuba

Posted by Jay in Travel on February 15th, 2016

Last week I attended a few tastings at Cubana London at their Smithfield branch. I had found out about the events through Facebook. Having never been to Cuba before, I have always had an interest in visiting the island, especially as US citizens were allowed to enter the country once more. Definitely wanted to get there before […]

That Time China Showed Me My Passport Privilege

Posted by Jay in Travel on February 1st, 2016

On my recent trip to Hong Kong as part of my HSBC tour, one of my stops was Shanghai. It was an absolute nightmare getting to Shanghai in the first place, but what I experienced at Pudong Airport made me come face to face with my own privilege. Namely, the privilege I get from my […]

5 Free Things to do in Hong Kong

Posted by Jay in Travel on January 31st, 2016

During my time in Hong Kong recently, I had an absolutely amazing time. I ate Chinese food to my heart’s content, met up with some dear friends and explored the city. While Hong Kong may have a reputation as being an expensive place to live and travel around, there are a few things you can […]

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about Jayon UPDATE: As of 25/09/2015 Nigeria has been removed from the WHO's Polio Endemic List! Having been born in Nigeria, I hail from one of three countries where polio is still unfortunately endemic, the other two being Pakistan and Afghanistan. I had contracted the poliovirus before my ...Read More

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