Figuring things out

When I decided to be an au pair for another year (with a different family), people started to tell me that I had to be careful to not get “stuck” in this job. Because it’s…

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Leave nothing but footprints

We’re getting closer and closer to summer and everyone’s planning what they’re going to be doing this summer. I’m no exception. But while I love travelling, it has a huge impact on the environment. So…

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A Local’s Guide to Helsinki

A few weeks ago, I got on a plane and flew to Helsinki, Finland for the weekend to see one of the friends I made in my first few months as an au pair. Knowing…

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How to get through hard change

At certain points in our lives, we come to a crossroads and we have to make a decision that is going to change our lives. And sometimes, we don’t have any control over the things…

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How to plan a weekend trip

I love to travel. But, as an adult with responsibilities, it is impossible to do it all the time. So I settle for holidays during school breaks and short weekend trips. Since the start of…

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Backpacks vs suitcases

A few weeks ago, I went on my first trip using a large backpack instead of a suitcase. When I travel, I generally use a small suitcase for trips that last for more than a…

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The Cliffs of Moher and the Burren // Travel with me

After spending a few days in Northern Ireland, I took a coach down to Dublin, where I spent a couple of days last year. This time, I didn’t go there to explore the city some…

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Northern Ireland // Travel with me

Last year, during the Easter holidays, I went to Wales and the Lake District. This time, I decided to go to Northern Ireland. I got on a plane to Belfast, spent a day there and…

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How to adapt to a new country

Moving to a new country and learning to adapt to life in a new culture can be a massive step out of your comfort zone and one that comes with both highs and lows. The…

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Why you should travel solo at least once

The past two years, I’ve mostly been travelling around the UK (though I’ve also been to Tenerife and Iceland). On my own. And I’ve already written a post with the pros and cons of travelling…

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How to reduce your ecological footprint

In the past few years, I’ve really gotten into reducing my ecological footprint. And people joke about me trying to save the earth all on my own. Recently, an article came out about how we…

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