At the end of August I went to Greece to sail the islands with a company called Sail in Greece. we flew into Athens and had a night there before sailing from Mykonos - Paros - Naxos - Ios - Santorini and then back to Athens. I was also going with one of my best … Continue reading Sailing in Greece
My original plan was to travel to Turkey with Topdeck in August, but due to terrorist attacks in early July, all trips through Istanbul and Ankara were cancelled. I can't lie, I was really upset, as I was looking forward to this trip so much. Topdeck were kind enough to offer us a few other … Continue reading Exploring the Balkans
I recently celebrated my one year anniversary of living in Madrid with a picnic in in Retiro Park with my group of girls, which prompted me to write about my favourite things to do in Madrid. It's so funny when I'm just walking around seeing all of the touristic things and attractions and it all … Continue reading My favourite things to do in Madrid
After a huge case of writer's block and neglecting this blog, I am back! In case you care/haven't seen my copious amount of photos of social media or had the pleasure of seeing my snapchat stories of flashing lights in clubs, here's what I did this summer. I finished school at the end of June … Continue reading What have I been up to this summer?
My first time in Africa started rather miserably, I was vomiting in various spots around Madrid on my way to the meeting point before when embarked on what seemed like an eternal journey in bus prison. I decided to do the trip through Be Madrid, which I highly reccommend, as everything is already organised for … Continue reading New country, new continent
Everyone has bad days, and social media does not portray this. This may be an unpopular opinion and look like I'm jumping on the whole 'social media is not real life' bandwagon, but that is not the case. I love Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, but the reality is, that what I and most other people … Continue reading It’s not always sunshine and rainbows
The writings of a guiri living in Madrid So, what's a guiri may be your first question. It's a Spanish slang word for foreigner, and I am a prime example of this. A blonde girl living in a very Spanish barrio (neighbourhood). I'm hoping that most people reading this have watched Little Britain and can … Continue reading The Only Blonde in the Barrio