Welcome to the Ghetto

I must admit that I have never really been a fan of golf, nor has it ever really been my forte, unless you count playing it on Wii sports. As far as sports go, it’s pretty far down my list. That was until alcohol, neon lights and some seriously cool decor were added to the…

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Bottomless Brunching at Gas Street Social

Nothing screams birthday celebrations like friends, food and unlimited alcohol, and nothing marries these three components together better than a good old bottomless brunch. Therefore, that’s exactly how we decided to spend the morning of my friend’s 22nd birthday. I mean, it would have been rude not to. Choosing a brunching spot is a serious…

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LIFE UPDATE: Back to University

So it appears that after a year of living it up in the south of France for my year abroad, followed by a long old summer spent relaxing in the Greek Islands, I actually have to come back down to reality. A reality that involves abysmal weather, multiple essay deadlines and a student house that…

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Spa day at The Marriott Hotel

In anticipation of going back to university soon and actually having to do some hard work, I thought it was important that I take some preemptive measures to maintain feeling calm and relaxed, and what better way to do that than to go to a spa? Back in May, for my boyfriends birthday, his family gave him and…

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I Walked Across the Globe…

That’s right guys, I really have walked across the globe. It was exhausting and both mentally and physically challenging, but I managed it. Okay so my version of the ‘globe’ might be precisely 1.8 million times smaller than the actual planet we’re living on, but let’s not be pedantic.   One of the things I have always…

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Year Abroad FAQ

Did you know I went on a year abroad? I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it before… I’m not even ashamed to admit that I’ve become one of those annoying people that loves to talk about their year abroad at every given opportunity because fyi it was literally the best year of my life. So you best…

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Can your relationship really survive a year abroad?

I was actually asked to write this post a while ago by someone who was thinking of doing a year abroad, but it appears that I am a bad person and so it’s taken me several months to actually follow through with it. But better late than never I guess? Well that’s up to you…

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Top bars and pubs in Toulouse

Since moving to Toulouse, I have pretty much eaten and drank my way through the entire city. They weren’t wrong when they said that theres a real aperitif culture in France, and I am definitely not complaining about it. Besides, living in the wine capital of the world, it would be culturally ignorant of me…

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My Honest Opinion on French University

I have been somewhat hesitant about writing this post, for fear that it would simply turn into one of the many angry, whiny rants that I have given to people who made the mistake of asking me about French university. However, for me, having a blog is all about being honest, so here I am, ready…

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‘By the Time I’m 21’…revisiting last year’s goals

If I told you that hearing my Spanish flatmate shout ‘GOALLLLLL’ at the tv during the Barcelona vs Liverpool match is what reminded me to do this post then you probably wouldn’t believe me…and you’d be right not to because it’s not true. Still, it’s a nice little thought isn’t it. What really reminded me…

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