So! By about February of this year I knew I wasn't going to pass my year abroad in The Netherlands, and I suffered a lot of anxiety at the thought of having to pay back Erasmus grants and generally at the unknown consequences. I spent hours trawling through the internet, searching for others like myself … Continue reading Failing Your Study Abroad Year (Erasmus)
I can't profess to be a long time fan of Glass Animals, as much as I'd like to. I first heard of them on Radio 1 when they dropped the first single from the newest album- 'Life Itself'. I instantly fell in love with the chilled yet dancey vibe and checked out their previous work … Continue reading Glass Animals// TivoliVredenburg Utrecht// 04.05.2017
I opened my curtains this morning (just like everyday) and to my surprise the sun shone down on me! Sunny days have been few and far between recently in the Netherlands, so today was a real treat. To make the most of it we decided, spontaneously, to head to a different Dutch city to explore … Continue reading Doughnuts in Den Bosch!
Rome is incredible. I've never been to a city where every turn of a corner leads to another treasure, to the extent where a fountain or church that would be centre of attraction elsewhere just simply exists. There is just so much to see, it's astounding. I arrived at Ciampino airport which was a bus … Continue reading A Week In Rome
Now, I know I only live in The Netherlands and not somewhere super foreign and exotic but believe me, there are some differences which really stop the place from feeling like England. So I thought I'd list a few things I miss from home, and if you're reading this from a similar perspective let me … Continue reading 5 Things I Miss Whilst Living Abroad
Carnival is a huge deal in the Netherlands. Around Easter every year a weekend is set aside for this FOUR!! day event, stretching from Saturday to Tuesday. On Friday I got a text from a friend asking if I wanted to go on a spontaneous trip down to Maastricht, famous for its huge carnival atmosphere, … Continue reading My First Carnival Experience!