Erasmus Memories: the exploration begins

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

7/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – The Bolo Rei, traditional Christmas Cake

Today I wanted to share with you the one icon of Portuguese Christmas - the Bolo Rei or, translated to English, the King Cake. I know that other countries have similar variations to this cake, but I wanted to share a little bit of the history of this cake, how it came to be named … Continue reading 7/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – The Bolo Rei, traditional Christmas Cake

6/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Coming home & Christmas in my hometown

Good news, I made it to Portugal! Not that I didn't think I wouldn't, but with so many last-minute changes in rules and what tests are accepted before leaving and arriving... I was in constant anxiety. I was also not leaving my house for most of last week, as suddenly London became a hot spot … Continue reading 6/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Coming home & Christmas in my hometown

3/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – a few shots of Christmassy London

As I mentioned in my first Blogmas post, London knows how to do Christmas. This year I was hoping I could capture a lot more of that, but having in mind the current pandemic situation and the fact that I do want to go home for Christmas, I made an effort to avoid any crowded … Continue reading 3/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – a few shots of Christmassy London