The Coolest Museums in Toulouse

Believe it or not, I did actually try to inject a little bit of culture into my life whilst I was studying abroad. I’ll admit it, I claimed to get most of this culture through discovering the food that was on offer, but in an attempt to prove that I’m not just a greedy, lazy student, I did…

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The BEST food in Toulouse

When I moved to France, going out for food very quickly became one of my new favourite hobbies. Of course, if I was going to discover French culture the proper way, then I was going to need to try a whole lot of food, and with so many different restaurants to choose from here in…

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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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The Toulouse Metro: a Survival Guide

Have you ever loved something so much, yet absolutely hated it at the same time? These directly opposing feelings are actually a perfect description of how I feel about the metro in Toulouse. On one hand, it is my saviour and my travelling best friend. On the other hand, it’s the place where I am forced…

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Review: Cirque du Soleil

I am extremely annoyed at myself for very nearly forgetting to write about one of the coolest things I’ve done in Toulouse so far. Maybe I need to read my own post about staying motivated and get my act together. This term I managed to tick something off my bucket list as I discovered that the Cirque…

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Les Marchés de Noël

So it seems that I may have blinked twice and semester one is almost over. Somehow, I have been calling Toulouse my home for four months now and I can’t quite tell you where all the time has gone. Nevertheless, the most wonderful time of the year is finally upon us, and spending the best…

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Culture, clothing and cuisine: exploring Toulouse

With all the perpetual confusion of French university giving me stress on the daily, this weekend provided me with a much welcome break…what do you mean ‘dramatic’? So, to get away from the ever-so-difficult life of a student, I spent the weekend exploring more of my wonderful new home with my boyfriend who came to visit me!…

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