Au revoir 2018

Time for my annual bit of self-indulgence - talking about my year and what I liked about it. It was quite a surreal year, personally. I completed a dream internship with the Green Party in the EU Parliament, which always seemed something only available to those with connections in the right places. Instead, they saw [...]

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Baden-Baden, Germany

One of the pluses of living in Strasbourg, is that it borders on Germany (and Switzerland is not so far away either), so you can plan a last minute trip to another country for the price of less than 15 euros return on FlixBus. Wow, who would have thought freedom of movement could actually be, [...]

Colmar, Alsace, France

Colmar, Alsace, France

Fun fact: Colmar, located in the Alsace region of France, is where the designer of the Statue of Liberty was from. But other than these cute little arrows guiding you around the hotspots of the small town, it was far more boastful of its Alsatian heritage. It is also just a cheap hour FlixBus ride [...]

A New Chapter in Strasbourg

Bonjour! A new update in life means I've needed to update my Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and now this blog. I left Brussels at the end of July, having completed my internship with the Greens, and now I am currently undertaking another with the communications department of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg! The Council of Europe is a separate [...]

Exeter, United Kingdom

My sister is currently 2 years into her PhD at the University of Exeter, and so I finally booked a Megabus to go visit her. Just a brief 7h20 coach ride to Devon from Leeds. One of the main sights is the cathedral - an Anglican cathedral with stunning architecture; surrounded by green area to [...]