A Short Stay In Hollin Hall Country House Hotel

Last month I had the pleasure of staying in Hollin Hall Country House Hotel in Macclesfield because I was attending a wedding in the area. Hollin Hall is located in the country side and surrounded by beautiful scenery. It is a gothic style building with beautiful and gaudy interior. This is definitely one hotel I […]

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My First Time Abroad: Why Culture Shocks Are Important

Honestly, I never liked being out of my comfort zone when I was younger and I still f*cking hate it as a young adult.  I’ve just learned to put a good front on when I have to. Today I was thinking a lot about my first holiday abroad when I was 12 and why I […]

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Things You Should Know Before Travelling to China (Shanghai)

Although China has the second strongest economy on the planet it only opened up  to the world in the late 70s when Deng Xiaoping enforced an economic reform.  Since then, millions of tourists have been able to visit China and indulge in its vast history and culture.  China has many great experiences to offer but […]

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Mise À Jour: Moving To China…

It has been about 6 or 7 weeks since I moved to China and everything (for me) has just been all over the place.  I really underestimated the immense effort, will power and mental stress it would take to move to another country.  Nevertheless, I’m here and it’s nice. Academics| Moving to China was part of […]

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Mise à jour: the last month or so. 

Time flies by so quickly when you’re schedule is full all of the time.  I cannot believe the end of March is almost here. It has been just a little over a month since I last blogged and I decided that I will start doing a Mise à jour (which means update in French)  every couple of weeks […]

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10 Reasons To Become An Aupair

I didn’t enjoy my first and probably last experience as an au pair but there were many reasons why I even considered becoming one. Living in another country. Far or near you will get the opportunity to live in another country of your choice for as long as you want. Earning Money.  On top of getting […]

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