Come July I am in for a whole new adventure and I really can't wait, but for that to happen I need your help! I am 25 responses off my target for my Masters thesis survey. So I need the help of 25 people to get me over the finish line of this Masters and … Continue reading Next Adventure
I have been quieter on the blogging front lately and all for good reason! After starting this little blog a year ago it felt like time for a revamp and take the next (blogging) step. So I decided to go self hosted and have spent the last few weeks getting things set up and ready … Continue reading Welcome to the new Indie and Lily
One day as I was sitting in the park drinking a glass of wine in the sun I fell back in love with France. That feeling comes and goes, an hour earlier when I was inside trying to write a 20 minute presentation on European economic integration I certainly wasn't loving life. I realised though … Continue reading 5 truths about doing an Erasmus
I have never done a get to know me post but love reading them on other bloggers pages. Its one of the first things I seem to go to, this is most likely just down to pure nosiness. Im always intrigued to know who the person behind the screen is, this year I have really … Continue reading Get to know me in 23 questions
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 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 How to Find Accommodation in France