5 Things I Will Miss About Mexico…and 5 Things I Won’t

Hi everyone, It’s Monday, marking the beginning of my last week in Mexico. I fly back to the UK on Thursday and arrive early on Friday morning! It still doesn’t quite feel real to be leaving after a year and half of living and working here, living with my boyfriend and his family, and experiencing…

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8 Ways to Up Your Water Intake

Hi everyone! Now, it’s no secret that I don’t have the healthiest lifestyle…although I’m trying to change that! However, the one thing I really know about, as it’s the one thing I have been doing religiously since I was a very small child, is drinking water. I suppose I’m lucky that I just never liked…

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7 Reasons to Visit Sayulita

Hello! If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll already know that I recently went on my hols to my favourite place in the entire world. Sayulita is a tiny beach town in Nayarit, one state above Jalisco, which is where I live in Guadalajara. This year was my third visit to Sayulita and every time, the…

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The Definitive Ranking of Easter Chocolate

Hello everyone! One of the things I miss about the UK around this time of year is the huge selection of Easter chocolate (which usually starts appearing in the shops several months before anyone is even thinking about Easter.) Despite Mexico being extremely Catholic and taking Easter very seriously, there seems to be surprisingly little…

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7 Reasons to Travel Solo

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve travelled alone, and recently I’ve had a bit of a craving to take a little solo trip. I don’t know where to or when, but the idea is in my mind and hopefully I’ll be able to make a plan soon! Travelling with friends and family is…

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Why It’s Okay Not to Stick to a Niche

Hey everyone! If you’ve been following this blog since the beginning, you’ll know I originally intended to stick to themes of beauty and fashion. Now, almost a year later, I have absolutely not done that. I sometimes feel a bit weird and almost guilty about not fitting neatly into a genre and I worry that…

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February: New Job, New Projects, New Challenges

Hello everyone! Long time no see. So…in case you haven’t noticed, I haven’t blogged for about 3 weeks. THREE. WEEKS. I’ve heard a lot of people saying it, but how is it possible that January lasted about 3 months and February was over in about 3 minutes?! I realised about a week ago that I’d just lost…

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Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting University, Pt. 2

Hello! Since my post about things I wish I had done at university went down so well, I’ve decided to write that ‘part 2’ with some more tips that I didn’t include, for fear of typing an entire dissertation. Most of the advice I offered in part 1 was to do with the academic side…

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“30 Before 30” Bucket List

Hello everyone! Does anyone else feel like we live in an age where everyone is supposed to be ‘successful’ by the time they are 25? And if you haven’t ‘made it’ and got all your ducks in a row before that quarter-of-a-century mark, you’ve automatically failed at everything and it’s now too late to make…

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Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting University

Hey folks, It’s actually been a really long time since I started university, and even longer since I was tearing my hair out deciding what A Levels to take and if I even wanted to go to uni at all. It sounds silly, but when I was 17 I was working in Costa Coffee and…

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