When I was growing up, my life revolved around reading books and learning new things. With each turn of a page I would be transported on a journey to another world, with characters largely made up in my mind and vibrant storylines that could never quite fit my reality. Visiting the library as a kid … Continue reading Falling back in love with books (for all of the right reasons)
A week or so ago, myself and my colleague, Nathalie, were chatting about how much we wanted to book a trip to Copenhagen. Yes, I know what you're thinking, Copenhagen? But this blog is about Porto! I'll get to that... Anyway, as I was saying, we really wanted to visit Copenhagen together and decided that … Continue reading Porto, Podcasts & Puns
The Friday that just passed was filled with a whirlwind of emotions. I had been waiting a whole week for one particular email to come through when I heard the familiar 'ping' of my Macbook email notification and knew that it was finally here. The email subject read "DISSERTATION MARKS" and I suddenly went into … Continue reading Changing things up & finishing my Masters!
This is a little different to my usual posts, but hopefully one that helps me to get some things off of my chest. I'm certainly writing this on a bit of a whim, it's currently 23:29 UK time and I should probably be sleeping already as I have a very busy few days ahead. Basically … Continue reading Flight Cancellations & Airport Anxiety
So the weekend is well and truly over and after having four days off, today I had to get back to reality, starting with a very unmotivated trip to the gym followed by a healthy lunch, job applications and dissertation work. Zzz. Yesterday was my birthday! I had the most fantastic day filled with love, … Continue reading The Best Birthday Ever!
Hello everyone, So today I thought I would share with you some of the Dutch foods that I have tried since I started visiting and what my thoughts are on them. I am hoping that some of you will find this post funny or relatable. However, for those of you who have never tried, or … Continue reading Hit and Miss: Dutch Food
Since I started visiting the Netherlands frequently over a year ago, I have seen many of the country's beautiful cities and I thought it would be interesting to show you guys some of my favourites so far. I'm not going to include Amsterdam in this post, not only because I think that it is an … Continue reading Cities worth a visit in the Netherlands