Manchester Xmas Markets

Christmas is fast approaching, and I always think that one of the best ways of knowing Christmas is just around the corner are the Manchester Christmas markets.  In fact, they’re due to open on Friday 15 November, and will be here all the way up ‘til Sunday 22 December.  Whilst there’s many students who moan about the markets, complaining they offer overpriced items, they’re WRONG.  The Christmas markets actually offer good value for money for us students, and here are four reasons why:

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Nottingham – Top Chinese Restaurants for Students

When you go out for a meal, you probably have a regular haunt – a safe bet where you know what you’re going to order before you even look at the menu. But part of the student way of life is trying new things and one of the tastiest cuisines out there is Chinese.

Chinese Dog

Far away from the takeaway versions, restaurants are a better reflection on the country’s daily dining habits. Even if you’re a fussy eater, there will be something that you can try. Here are Nottingham’s top Cantonese and Chinese offerings:

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Nottingham – Top Vegetarian Restaurants for Students

Not everyone is that fond of steak and sausages. Between 10-15% of the world’s population don’t eat meat. According to a 2006 survey by Mintel, 6% of English people are vegetarian and 10% abstain from red meat alone. So, about one in ten of those reading this will have real trouble finding somewhere to eat out that offers more than just two menu options for their chosen diet. Luckily, Nottingham actually has a host of great choices that will satiate your hunger for decent vegetarian diners.

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