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!
It's currently Friday night and I have no plans...what better time to write a blog post? Right? Recently, a bunch of my social media friends have been posting about the start of their exciting new adventures - with the vast majority flying the nest to attend university and live independently for the first time in … Continue reading Top Tips for Starting University
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
It's been a while since I last posted, mostly because I have been busy with my family and friends visiting, and also because I am only 9 days away from submitting my masters dissertation! The excitement (and stress) is real. As it's nearing the end of the month, I thought that it's only fitting that … Continue reading August Favourites 2016
Today I FINALLY received my Makeup Geek order from Beauty Bay! I emphasised the 'finally', as I actually ordered this a few weeks ago, and it usually gets delivered to the Netherlands within 7 days, however, after waiting a while I realised it just was not coming so I got some help from the customer … Continue reading Makeup Geek: Review and Swatches
So, as I'm sure all of you beauty junkies out there are aware, Colourpop Cosmetics FINALLY introduced international shipping on July 12th 2016 and I was one of many around the world to wait in anticipation for this day to purchase a whole bunch of Colourpop products that I have wanted to try for a … Continue reading COLOURPOP Haul: Review and Swatches
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!
So today I thought I would write a post about my recent makeup purchases, as there has been quite a few over the last couple of weeks. I decided to treat myself to some new bits as it is my birthday month after all! A couple of these products are from brands that I have … Continue reading Beauty Haul and Swatches
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