When I got to the city I was going to call home for six months, and after sorting out my housing situation, I felt for the first time the world was my oyster. I was really on a very tight budget, and I still had a week until classes started. Thankfully walking is free, and … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: the exploration begins
It's been ten years since I was in Erasmus! I was having writer's block when this just hit me. January is the blue month, and I just don't feel very inspired. Reflecting upon time, my brain took a trip to what I was doing ten years ago... I was planning my studies abroad! The first … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: renting a room in Madrid (2012)
I deeply dislike these days between Christmas and New Year's Eve. I can say I do detest NYE, to the point I don't even celebrate it most times, and try to think it's just a night like any other. But this is just pretending. There is no way for us not to think of the … Continue reading Highlights of 2021 – what a strange year
Christmas Eve is here and with it the end of my 10 days Blogmas! If you celebrate Christmas, I hope you have a wonderful time, if not, I still hope you do. Tonight, a feast awaits me and here is the desserts table... looks good, right? We have some more biscuits baking in the oven... … Continue reading 10/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Merry Christmas!
I find it incredibly interesting how so many countries celebrating the same event do it so differently. From the food that is put on the table, to when it's actually celebrated and the kind of decorations people put out for this time of the year. Traditions also vary from region to region, even in such … Continue reading 9/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – How we celebrate Christmas in Portugal￼