A Short List Of Places I Really Do Want To Visit Soon!

Each and every time I see a new destination that tickles my fancy, I can almost feel my boyfriend wanting to sink into the floorboards because he knows exactly what is about to come out of my mouth… “Can we go?!” I ask him gleefully, expectantly, excitedly. “Yes dear…” Is how he would usually answer with an eyeroll and a quick calculation as to how old we would be and how much money we would have left if we actuallyRead more

10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon Right This Second

After having lived in Spain for quite some time, I really should have found a week within that time to pop on over to Portugal for a wee adventure! But my time finally came earlier in the year when my boyfriend and I were looking to book a cheeky getaway to Copenhagen. Although flights to the must-see capital of Denmark were endearingly cheap, everything else was looking like it may cost us more than we could afford at the timeRead more

You Can Take The Girl Out Of Spain But You Can’t Take Spain Out Of The Girl!

Today has been one of those massively reflective kinda days. You know the type of days that people only really have in music videos? Where they stare out of a rainy window whilst they drink something alcoholic, smoke a fag and think about their ex.  I’ve been having the same kind of day in my head. Minus the beautiful dramaticness of it all though, as I’ve been at work all day so wouldn’t really be able to get away with it;Read more

How To Learn A Language Without Paying For A Course.

Language and I have had a funny old relationship. The first time language and I met was when I was surrounded by family members who would all speak to each other in Welsh while I would sit there like a spare part having absolutely no idea what was going on. I decided there and then that language was not my friend, nor would language ever be my friend. The next time we crossed paths, was during a brief fling ofRead more

9 times TEFL teachers just don’t have time for your crap.

1) When you think that their job is just sunshine and travelling. One common misconception about ESL teachers is that the job is all travelling and partying and very little work. But in actual fact, the hours worked next to the disgustingly low pay rates makes me want to vomit.  Unlike other teachers, TEFL teachers are often paid by the hour and thus all the additional hours of the week that go into planning and marking aren’t subsidised by a lovelyRead more