On Change – I Need A New Name!

Hello, Hi! It’s been quite a while now hasn’t it? I suppose you could say my life has changed quite a lot in the last year or so and blogging has kind of sat on the back burner for a little while. Even while I was still trying to blog at times throughout this year, none of it has felt quite right and I’ve slowly come to accept that maybe I’m just not ‘From Europe and beyond’ anymore and that’sRead more

Why Every Girl Needs An Online Tribe

Back in the days of dial up internet, Myspace and Msn, I remember my mum instilling the fear of God into me over not talking to strangers on the internet. Stay away from Habbo Hotel, she would warn me. Every now and then she would inspect my list of Msn pals and make sure that they were all people that I actually knew in real life and weren’t people I’d met on the good old inter-webs. While I am thankfulRead more

This Is What A Day With Anxiety Feels Like

I’ll have a couple of hours of deep sleep and then wake up in a nightmare like state. What have I forgotten? Why did I say that thing I said at 10.12am to Barbara from accounts 3 weeks ago? I’m paralysed and stuck back to when I was living in hell all those years ago. Rich is next to me so my conscious knows that I’m safe, but it’s really quite hard to accept and believe it. I’m awake forRead more

Absolutely Smashing It In My New Weekend Job

I’ve been living for the weekend and holidays for quite a long time now. Working full time in the week has left me absolutely gagging for that sweet, fun weekend ahead! That was until my tax bill propped up around the corner and I realised I needed to SAVE SAVE SAVE. I decided to email a load of local venues saying something along the lines of “are you taking on any staff at present? I’m hoping to take on something casualRead more

10 Reasons To Binge Watch “Travels With My Father” Immediately!

Hello! Incase you don’t know, I’m Lizzie and suffer with a hideous addition to terrible TV. No really, I’m talking Made in Chelsea, TOWIE, Geordie Shore, Don’t tell the bride, First Dates. You name it, I probably watch it! So then came one evening when my boyfriends sister/ fave pal came into the room to join me for a good old fashioned TV binge. We roared about my bad choices and then she suggested one of the best pieces ofRead more

Breaking My Blog Silence On Sexual Assault: #Metoo

Good evening my lovelies, Tonight I’ve been flicking through my social media accounts cheering on every strong woman I’ve seen with #metoo as their status. Some have written stories about their experience whilst others have left nothing more than these two incredibly powerful words. What exactly is the me too movement? I never actually thought I’d end up writing about a topic like this on here as its my happy space that I get to keep protected from horrible memories.Read more

5 Spooky Places In Europe That Any Halloween Fan Should Visit

Bran Castle, Transylvania “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” ― Bram Stoker, Dracula Bram Stoker’s Dracula is something I have read more times than I can count. I grew up marvelling at the wonder’s of what could exist within Bran Castle should I ever make it there. Would there be Vampire’s lurking around every corner in which you stumbled past? Would I meet the legend of DraculaRead more

A Complete Guide To Everyone Staying In Your Hostel

I’ve told you a million times about how much I love a good Hostel. I love the buzz, I love the easy-to-make friendship groups, I love the fact that each Hostel has it’s own unique vibe that has you feeling like you’re stepping in and out of different families, but most of all I just really love that you know exactly the sorts of people you’re going to meet before you even get there which makes you feel all warmRead more

How To Cope With Your Period When Travelling

I hate my period, and you’d probably hate me when I’m on my period to be honest. I’m spotty, ratty, hysterical, bloated and in complete and utter agony. So I bet you can imagine how much I bloody fear getting a period when I’m away, which has happened on a fair few occasions now. It sucks, it completely and utterly sucks but there are definitely some ways that can help you deal with your period while you’re away! Embrace it!Read more

I’m Coming To Terms With What My Broodiness Is And You Can Too!

There really is no reason for the love island picture being this cover photo, but it made me happy so I won’t apologise! I have a confession… a big, fat hideous confession. Recently I’ve been experiencing baby fever in its highest heights. All of my waking days are filled with how my day would feel better if I was pregnant, if I had a baby to love and protect and keep any kind of badness away from. But listen upRead more