Bruges

On Sunday, full of beans, we popped in the car and drove to Bruges *Day Trip*. Bruges is a medieval city in the North of Belgium – well known for its chocolate, beer & canals (and the College of Europe – a very famous European Law School). It should take you around an hour by…

More Visitors

Two weeks ago, I was incredibly overexcited at work, the anticipation of my weekend ahead was heightened by the picture messages my mum and her gal pals were WhatsApp-ing me during their journey from London to Brussels. I was not feeling so excited at 11.30pm on the night before, while I was cleaning the house, and waiting…

All in a day

Last weekend, two of my oldest and bestest friends decided to make an adventure of their two days-off. They got up super early on Saturday morning and travelled 2hrs by Eurostar to visit me in Brussels. With approximately 36hrs to play with, I had to ensure we had as much fun as possible. After picking the…

Jazz hands

At University, I discovered that impromptu, unplanned evenings were the best. The nights when we said “just one glass” and ended up dancing the night away. That’s why, when I meet a friend for dinner, I never say no when they ask if I fancy one more drink. Who knows where the night might end?…

Carb Fiend

I know that courgetti is all the rage – and tasty too – but as far as I am concerned, you cannot beat a good old bowl of hearty carbonara. The description itself demands the carb. Since I have been flexing my culinary skills, I had to try and make my favourite pasta dish. Who…

En Suisse

One of the best things about being an expat is exploring somewhere new – wherever you are in the world. One of the best things about “being on the continent” is being able to explore Europe and for James & I, exploring the mountains. From Vienna, we explored the Austrian mountains, from a little resort…