Category: Lifestyle

6 Reasons to Get TEFL Qualified

Hey everyone, As it has been well established, I have no idea what I am doing with my life…I’m rapidly coming to the realisation that my degree qualifies me for absolutely nothing, but all is not lost! Since earning my TEFL certificate, I’ve discovered a lot of job opportunities abroad, and combined with my degree,

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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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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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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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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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