During the May bank holiday weekend, I spent a few days in Paris with my friend for a much needed getaway from work and all our responsibilities. Albeit a short trip, a few days spent being carefree, passing the time eating and relaxing with friends, as well as having a… View Post

Finding a place to live for the duration of your year abroad is probably the greatest challenge you will initially face. I had my fair share of ups and downs with finding accommodation in Paris, but I soon learnt some things along the way that I thought I would share.… View Post

I’ve been living in Paris now for a little over two months now….although it feels like much longer,and I can happily say I’m getting the hang of the French ways and how to get things done around here. It’s not been an easy ride so far, but it’s definitely shown… View Post

Chic. Classy. Avant-garde. Elegant. All words which I had heard and had used myself to describe Parisian fashion before I arrived in the city of love. I expected to walk down the Champs-Élysées, witnessing an array of designer handbags hanging from the arms of Parisian women. I imagined myself strolling… View Post

When you hear the word photo-shoot, I’m sure you think all things glamorous. Well after experiencing my very first one a couple of weeks ago, I can assure you they are a far cry from it. I knew getting into my job as a production assistant during my year abroad… View Post

As I write this post, I’m sitting on the plane on my way back from London Heathrow to Paris Orly airport. A week into my year abroad and already back home for a visit, you may ask? Well no. It wasn’t exactly a fun-filled visit or one that I had… View Post

Destination picked? Check. Internship sorted? Check. Accommodation? Um… For the past couple of months, I’ve been trawling through site after site looking for somewhere to live in Paris while on my year abroad. I set off on my travels tomorrow morning and with the thought that I could potentially be… View Post