Peaks, Paella and Positive Vibes (kind of) || Postcards from Pau #3

It’s been too long since I updated my blog with tales of my adventures. Things have been busy over here and i’ve been running primarily on caffeine, adventure and the buzz of being surrounded by all things French. There have been some real highlights, some definite low moments and many a musing about the journey…

La Rentrée || Postcards from Pau #2

Before I set off on my Year Abroad adventure, I had countless people remind me to just take every experience as exactly that, an experience. And never before has the phrase ‘it’s all part of the experience’ been more apt (and vital to prevent me from losing my marbles) than it has been these past…

And so it begins || Postcards from Pau #1

I’m here. I made it to Pau and I can’t quite believe it. For the next five months or so, this little French city at the foot of the Pyrenees is where i’ll call home. And I am already slightly smitten. I sit here with a coffee and some brie (when in Rome…) with French…

Musing Over Menorca

I’ve been away for a little while in Menorca; relaxin’, eatin’ and havin’ a goooood time. I’ve practically eaten my body weight in patatas bravas (you’d easily mistake me for a potato) and i’m pretty sure that if you cut me open, gin would flow from my veins (that’s right, i’m a gin convert). Menorca…

When in Rome

This time last year I had just got back from a four day round trip to Rome with one of my lovely friends. Since it’s been a while that I have travelled to anywhere exotic, reminiscing over our trip has given me a serious dose of wanderlust. Our trip was truly magical. Although journeying out…