I know there are one million reviews on beauty boxes out there, some of them a bit hard to trust as people are sent boxes for free. I decided to try Birchbox after seeing a Christmas promotion where you got a free full size Ciate eyeliner pen. Yup, I want that, and as it’s the same price as a box, I’ll give it a go for a few months. Here’s my thoughts on the first four boxes I received.CONTINUE READING
While we were staying in Lausanne, little did we know our friend Laurent, who we lived with in New Zealand currently lived about a half an hour away. On our last full day he picked us up and we went to his flat to have a pancake brunch before wandering around his small town and then heading into the mountains.
I’ve neglected this little space for a while, but I’ve got so much I still want to write about! I figured I better share the last of my two Switzerland posts before it gets too sunny, as there’s snow and winter hats in them! We do know how to pick the coldest destinations to go to. I think it’s a winter thing, planning holidays for the winter helps you get through the dark and cold days. CONTINUE READING
A couple weeks ago we headed to Switzerland, a trip we had actually book last August, as we bought tickets to go see The Divine Comedy. Now I get that most people are like, “why would you have to go to another country to see a band?” and the reality was that we didn’t. We actually saw them in Sheffield, a city really close to us in the fall, but since they are one of Adam’s favourite bands, he had a look at what cities they were playing on their Europe part of their tour. Lausanne, Switzerland just happened to be a lucky day to fall on a Saturday and not have super expensive plane tickets. So that’s how we found ourselves staying along Lake Geneva in the middle of February.CONTINUE READING
Well, it’s been over a month because I’ve been busy adventuring in-between working. We went to Amsterdam the end of January for my birthday and let’s just say I needed a vacation from my vacation as we drank and ate all of the things. So all in all a perfect long weekend with friends. CONTINUE READING