Zhujiajiao, China: A Water Town

On a cloudy Tuesday afternoon at the end of October, my friend and I made a trip to Zhujiajiao, an old water town on the outskirts of Shanghai. It was my first (and much-needed) trip out of the city centre since the Corona virus hit back in January. Zhujiajiao is an old town with a … Continue reading Zhujiajiao, China: A Water Town

Beijing, China: the Great Wall and Beijing

A long overdue sequel to the first post of my Beijing trip back in October (!) You can check out the write-up on the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square here. While in Beijing, we knew it was imperative to make a trip to one of the seven beauteous wonders of the modern world - the … Continue reading Beijing, China: the Great Wall and Beijing

Beijing, China: the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Since moving to Shanghai, China just seven months ago, a lot has happened. I've started teaching, met a thousand and one people I'd never known existed, and seen a bit of the city in-between one weirdly, wonderfully, stressful week and the next. In the beginning of October, I went to South … Continue reading Beijing, China: the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square

Prep Early for Christmas With My UncommonGoods Gift Guide

*This post was sponsored by UncommonGoods One good thing about starting a blog is that I can slowly but surely introduce myself to you! And one thing you should know is that I ADORE the different seasons and special occasions! Spring and the flowers; Summer and the beach; Autumn and the apple-cinnamon-pumpkin everything; and, of … Continue reading Prep Early for Christmas With My UncommonGoods Gift Guide

Mad For Mustard

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   It's official - as of July 14th, I'm a university graduate! Journalism with, yes, a second class degree (2.1), but I'm honestly just glad it's over. University was an emotional rollercoaster and it really just taught me what areas I don't want to work in. So, there's that big … Continue reading Mad For Mustard

The Scorpio Cupcake: Dark chocolate raspberry recipe with chocolate buttercream frosting

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Lucky number 6 with today's zodiac-themed cupcake post! Today, I'm going to talk to you about Scorpio. Scorpios are born between October 23rd and November 22nd and their greatest strength is their sensitivity. Though they tend to hide from the intensity of their emotions (Water signs are led by their … Continue reading The Scorpio Cupcake: Dark chocolate raspberry recipe with chocolate buttercream frosting