What a busy week I've had! On Monday I started my new job AND my sister came to visit me for two weeks, so I'm pretty sure you can imagine the amount of time I've had to sit down and relax. None is the correct answer, haha. Figuring out a new routine whilst trying to keep my sister entertained as well left me with zero downtime, but at the same time, I love having someone around who is up to keeping me company and going on a few trips with me! Unfortunatelly, some of our plans fell through due to the horrendously cold and wet weather we've been having, but we did manage to visit the London Zoo on Saturday. It was fun.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Ever since I moved to London, my inbox has been overflowing with messages, mainly from acquaintances and you guys, asking me for advice regarding 'the big move'. Most of you are interested in job and flat hunting, and today, it's time for me to cover one of the topics - how to go about finding your new home. While I always try to respond to all your e-mails (unless they're mean), giving such advice to every single person separately can be very time-consuming, so I felt like gathering your most-asked questions and including my own points in a shareable video format would be the most efficient way to go about it. Having moved three times in the past ten months and having seen it all, I like to consider myself quite an expert, haha. I truly hope the knowledge I've gained so far will help you out at finding a place in London or deciding whether or not to even move here. As always, I'm happy to help anyone, so if you do have any more questions, drop me a line and I'll make sure to get back to you. And also, don't forget to share this post with people who might find it useful.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
We all have those movies we grew up with and have somehow shaped us as a person, if only for a little while. I'll take a stroll down the memory lane today and talk about my absolute favourite ones. Even now, I still drop everything I do and get glued to the screen when I randomly catch them on the TV. They just make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside! I would love to know what your thoughts on the movies I liked to watch are and which were your go-to movies when you were younger. Please leave your 'lists' in the comment section below. It would be so interesting to have a read and try to figure out what kind of children you guys were!
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
This week hasn't been too eventful. It involved lots of errands that I tried to get out of the way before I start my job and have my sister come visit me tomorrow. Exciting times! I still hope you'll enjoy the vlog and listen to my spontaneous heart-to-heart at the end. There's been a lot of things going through my mind recently...
Monday, July 20, 2015
MAC's Candy Yum Yum is a lipstick that has been a part of my professional makeup kit for almost two years now. I tried it on when I first got it, decided it didn't suit me, and never again used it on myself up until a week ago. I've had an urge to rock a bright pink lip ever since I saw Hilary Duff's Sparks music video, and since this is the only truly bright pink lippie I own, I decided to give it a second go. I'm so glad that I did, because I love it! I have no idea why I hated it the first time around. To see how I created the whole makeup look, check out my 'Get Ready with Me' video below.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
As you can imagine, living in the most expensive city in the world is not the easiest thing to do when you're not a millionaire. I've always been quite good with money. I've never had problems saving for whatever I wanted to spend my money on. Having said that, I used to live with my parents before making the big move, which means that paying for rent, bills or food was something I didn't have to worry about at all. In the past few months, I certainly had to make some changes in terms of my spending habits to adapt to my new lifestlye, so I thought I would share what I do to survive living in London with all of you. I hope some of these tips will come in handy!
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
I had to wait 23 years to attend a proper concert, but boy was it worth it! I had the best first concert experience and now want to go to as many as possible, the only problem is that Ed Sheeran set the bar so high I doubt I'll ever see a better one. He's a crazy talented dude and I'm extremely happy I managed to get my hands on the ticket. I also have to give two thumbs up to both supporting acts - Example and Rudimental, you have a new fan over here - to Wembley for event management skills, and to the crowd for being a lovely bunch. Having heard some concert horror stories before, I was terrified of being squished, but the Brits have definitely proved their 'let's not shove each other but queue in a calm, polite manner' abilities. Nobody was pushing anyone and we all even had enough personal space to breathe properly, dance and, of course, sing our hearts out. That last bit even continued on the walk to the tube, where the security put music from their phones on megaphones and joined the singing crowd. Basically, it was an incredible night. When can we do this again?!
Monday, July 13, 2015