Book Review: Everything, Everything

There’s something about these slice of life books that engulf me from start to finish. It happened with Me Before You and now, Everything, Everything proved to be another novel that saw me read it from cover to cover in less than a week. After a long conversation with a friend, he sent me a link to […]

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Take that Erasmus Exchange: What You’ll Learn

If you’re at university and are contemplating a study abroad trip then my advice is to just go! Six years ago I embarked on an Erasmus exchange program to The Netherlands and I can honestly say that I’ve never been the same since. Sure, there were a few moments (both before and during my trip) […]

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Why I’ll continue to travel

We travel the world and spend most of our days in the quiet comforts of our own company, exploring the unknown. We wander around cities and learn more about the local people and their problems than any news broadcast could ever show. For some of us, travelling solo and not knowing what the future holds […]

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Thirty Before You’re Thirty

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt over the last year, it’s that life is what you make of it. In the end, it’s you who is left with your thoughts, your conscious and your heart. You are who you are – don’t try and change. And certainly don’t run after anybody who isn’t running after […]

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Book Review: The Signature Of All Things

While in China, one day on my random walks I came across a rickety little bookstore in a dark alleyway. Now it does seem a bit absurd to be wandering down dark corridors in a country where nobody speaks English, just to get to a book store… but I did.  Amidst a range of cookbooks, […]

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Ten Books for Every Twenty Something to Read

If you know anything about me, then you’ll know that I absolutely love books. Not e-books or the kind you read off your iPad although I have many of those too. I’m talking of the pure hand-to-paper kind of books, the ones in which the pages are musky and creak as you flip them over in […]

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Five Things That I Love and Hate about China

After spending over two years in China, I think I have developed a love-hate relationship with most things there. Some days I wake up and absolutely love the beauty of the place. Other days, I hate it with a passion. The things that drive me insane are the same reasons why I’ll probably miss it […]

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Six Things A Young Adventuress Thinks About Before Leaving Home

Traveling can be a pretty scary experience – whether it’s your first time abroad or your twentieth, venturing into the unknown always unleashes a myriad of emotions that can sometimes make you want to throw your suitcase back into storage, slip into a onesie and hide deep down under the covers with an endless supply […]

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Book Review: Me Before You

A friend recently recommended a popular book from Jojo Moyes that’s been making almost everyone whose read it well up with tears. I should just state that chick flick-like novels aren’t something I usually read, in fact, it’s more something that I watch on a late Saturday night but taking a twenty minute subway ride […]

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The Twenty Something’s Rainy Day Guide: 10 Things To Do Indoors

The girls have been asking me for a while now to do a rainy day post filled with ideas of things to do when there’s endless rain falling outside. Gloomy days are some of my favorites because, the truth is, I don’t think I could ever be bored with my own company. More often than not, […]

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