2019: Year in Review

Oh blog, where do I begin? I can’t believe it’s this time again already. I just looked back at 2018’s ‘Year In Review’ and that was truly a HUGE year. I think that’s why this year in comparison, hasn’t felt as exciting. Whilst there we some definite highlights *cough cough…

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Last Work Days

My last days at work were truly bittersweet.   Whilst I was pumped to be moving back home to family and friends and starting a new venture, I was sad to be leaving the life I had built in Maastricht over almost two years.   My hesitation to leave, to this…

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Packing Up

Packing up my studio in Maastricht was no easy feat, let me tell you! I thought it would be no big deal, but I was severely mistaken.   When I first moved in back in September 2016, I received the apartment empty. Over the following weeks I slowly bought the…

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Sunny Spa Day

  Last month I had a girly day with one of my faves! Our fun-tinerary was jam packed. First up was The Spa, then making a Lasagne and drinking our way through a few episodes of Love Island before going to a party to celebrate the birthday of another fave.…

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Goodbye Maastricht

Today’s the day! I’m packing up shop and leaving Maastricht. Time lapse of the packing process is to come! As I sit here, eating my porridge, and looking at my stuff all packed away, I’m feeling very grateful and humbled. Maastricht, it’s been an absolute blast. See you again soon!

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Flixbus: Ferry Edition

Another wave of extorionate Eurostar tickets had me taking the FlixBus from London to Maastricht once again back in May. This time though we travelled by ferry as opposed to the tunnel, much to the grievance of many on board.     This ride came with its fair share of…

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7 Reasons You Should Work Abroad

  As my time in Maastricht comes to an end, I have become super reflective. Top of the list is how much on the whole I have enjoyed my time working abroad in the Netherlands. A by product of all this thinking, is this post. If you’ve ever thought about…

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Fun Valley

  So Fun Valley; not the name of the happiest cul de sac ever, but an attraction in Maastricht! A must for any beach lovers that can’t be asked to drive to the coast on a sunny day! I can’t believe I’ve lived here almost two years and never been.…

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Heatwave

Maastricht is a beautiful city all year round, but when the sun shines, it’s really something else. We’ve been having a little heatwave lately, and with the sun beaming down from the sky illuminating the Maas river, the views are truly breathtaking.   The town, much like the rest of…

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