Falling in love pt.1

Falling in love pt.1

I never expected it to feel like this. Although I'm not sure what I really expected it to feel like. I know I never expected it to be achy and heavy and all-consuming. My heart literally hurts when you're not around which, in a long distance relationship, is too often. But my heart also hurts [...]

One morning in Salzburg

One morning in Salzburg

  It was the smell of wiener schnitzel that woke me up. The last two days of relentless rain in Salzburg meant I hadn’t any option other than to continuously sample Austria’s national delicacy. As the smell subsided, the warm glow behind my hostel curtain promised the European sunshine I had almost forgot existed. I [...]

The 9 essential beauty products to pack in your travel bag

The 9 essential beauty products to pack in your travel bag

  You’ve booked your flights, packed your backpack and you’re ready to take on the big, bad, (wonderful) world. But one thing’s still niggling away at you: what do you take in your makeup bag? Your bag, which is bursting at the seams from the amount of products you’ve somehow accumulated over the years, is in [...]

Amal Alamuddin to change her last name … so what?

Amal Alamuddin to change her last name … so what?

  To change, or not to change? That is the question… Is it ‘un-feminist’ to change your surname when you get married? Well, is it un-feminist to wear high heels? Correct answer: not if you are freely choosing it and you are doing it to please yourself! Amal Alamuddin (a.k.a the badass human rights lawyer [...]