House Plants that I have managed to keep alive

Ever since moving in with my boyfriend, to an apartment furnished with the cheapest products from the IKEA catalog, some pieces from the fleamarket (ok, fine… the trash) and some lucky finds in facebook, I have fallen in love with plants. I find that is one of the cheapest ways to make an apartment look…

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Books to pack for your next summer holiday

Anybody else misses the hot summer days when you were a teenager and school was almost over and a decadent 3 months of pool, summer camp and ice-cream stretched ahead of you? I have a full time job now, and even though I am lucky to live in Munich, where we get 28 days of…

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Game-changing life advice that I learnt from my mum

Mother’s day is approaching for some faster than others (Mother’s day is the 1st Sunday of the month in Spain, while I believe it’s not until the second Sunday in other countries like the UK or Germany), so I have been reflecting on what a great mother I have, how much she has given me…

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Currently Reading Vol.2

My reading habit is a fragile one. I am forever feeling guilty that I am not reading enough, not going to reach my yearly goal, that I am falling behind on goodreads… Why would this be such a fragile habit, when it’s something that I genuinely enjoy doing so much? I blame it on bad…

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A list of silly things that scare me

The world is a scary scary place, and I don’t think anyone needs a reminder of that on this beautiful Tuesday afternoon. After spending a good part of last night frozen on my bed convinced that death was waiting for me around the corner, I assure you I don’t. However, sometimes the thing that scares…

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Ways to spend a Sunday afternoon

Ever since moving to Germany I have struggled (and complained to anyone willing to listen) with Sundays, and the fact that everything closes here. And when I say everything, I mean EVERYTHING. Don’t have an egg this morning for your pancakes? Better have a friendly neighbour, because I GUARANTEE there won’t be a convenience store…

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Things I can do without (and maybe you can too)

Let’s be frank: I tend to surround myself with too much stuff I don’t need, and I am sure you do too. It becomes pretty apparent when moving from city to city, or house to house; when you try to fit all your belongings in suitcases and boxes and you ask yourself “How did I…

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