This day marks one year since I received my final exam results marking the end of four years of college. I moved to France and had no clue what I was doing next. 12 months on I have learned some truths. Final year of university is tough, really tough and the thoughts of finally being … Continue reading 5 things no one tells you about finishing University
This time last year I had just moved to France after finishing my degree, now I'm getting ready to move back home. So after living abroad for over a year now it feels like the right time to share the lessons I have learnt. If you're considering moving away this may help you to make … Continue reading Lessons I have learned living abroad
Most people at some stage in their life reach a point where they need to take a step back and consider the next move. Ploughing ahead and never really taking them time to really think about what you are doing or where you are heading can come back to haunt you. Who can take a … Continue reading Why you too should take a “gap year”.
Moving to a new country involves learning the ins and outs of a new culture, maybe a new language and overall a new way of life. If you move to France you be surprised at the habits you pick up. However as with any move, a move to France whether to study, work or travel … Continue reading French life : 5 things that happen when you move to France
Transitioning from being a full time student to professional can be difficult. One of the main challenges is building a work wardrobe. On a student budget buying work wear can be a challenge but it doesn't have to be!
I wanted to write this post back in September just after I had moved into my new apartment but I knew I needed to give it a couple of months before I was certain I had concrete advice to share. I am happy to report that after 7 months living in Toulouse, mostly problem free, … Continue reading French Life : How to Find Accommodation in France
Last week I took part in a programme organised by ESN - Erasmus Students Network - called Erasmus in Schools. The idea was for us, as students who were doing or had done, an Erasmus to share our experiences with teenagers in lycée and get them interested in the idea of a year abroad. It gave the … Continue reading Lifestyle : Why I chose Erasmus?
When I graduated in October this year my parents wanted to give me a present to celebrate the occasion and congratulate me on finally finishing four long years of college. My dad suggested a coat, an investment piece that I would have for years to come. After some searching I choose a long camel coat … Continue reading Fashion : How to style a camel coat
Living abroad has many perks but at this time of year its definitely a hard time to be away. Luckily Ireland isn't too far and Ryanair flights have meant there's less stress about the cost of getting there. Not everyone has it this easy though, my boyfriend hasn't been able to get back to Brazil … Continue reading Lifestlye : Christmas at Home v Abroad
Following on from last Mondays motivation post, this week I thought it would be a good idea to look back and assess what I accomplished over the past 7 days. Sometimes we keep going without pausing to think about what we have achieved. We strive for success in the future but don’t congratulate our achievements … Continue reading Lifestyle : Monday Motivation