Thinking of Barcelona…

Today, on the news it was reported that a truck drove the wrong down a road in Barcelona. The truck was driven down Ronda Del Litoral and ‘carregat de butà’ (loaded with gas cylinders). A time of panic and uncertainty. My mind goes to the road, the location, the view, the smells. I think about where it happened and…

Politics & Fear of Blogging

I feel like a bit of a rant but I am going to put the brakes on and share some thoughts I have been having recently. After blogging for almost two years now, it seems the blogger fear has raised its unwanted head and is causing me some anxiety. In a society where everyone and…

University de Perpignan Via Domitia

Yo! I thought I’d fill you in about Perpignan. I traveled there for Erasmus and there was very little literature about the university before I left so I decided to write this blog. UPVD is an acronym for University of Perpignan via Domitia. Perpignan is a town in the south of France, close to the…

10 Facts About Working In The Irish Hospitality Sector

Having been out of hospitality exactly one year I look back and wonder how I survived working 9 days a week, 12 hour shifts and 20 minute lunch breaks. Tourism in Ireland has reached an all time high. Wonderful news for our economists and investors, yes. But how is it impacting our employees?  Victoria Jagun of…

A different look at the South of France

When I was 20 years old I moved to France. I lived there for ten months. It was for my Erasmus year as part of my degree. Perpignan is a small town 30 minutes from the Spanish border. It is situated in Northern Catalonia. I lived in a small district known as Saint Jacques –…

Meet the furry residents of the Phoenix Park

The Phoenix Park is west of Dublin City Centre and is the largest park in Europe. You can find the deer just beyond the Pope’s cross. It is rutting season at the moment so expect to see the stags dueling each other. There’s a lot of noise and clacking of antlers but it is amazing…

Advice on Buying a Camera for YouTube

If you are starting a YouTube channel or thinking of upgrading your camera, have a read of some of my picks for the best YouTube Cameras.   Mobile Phones We don’t give mobile phone cameras enough credit. Part of the reason for this is that selfie cameras generally suck. But most modern mobile phones can…

How To Get The Instagram Contact Button

Ever wondered how to get that professional looking Contact button on your Instagram page? Well keep reading. It’s totally free and easy to use. You don’t to pay, have over 100k followers or promote your page. To get the Contact button this is what you need to do… Go into Instagram Click Settings. Scroll down Click Switch to…

Why I Won’t Follow Your Beauty Blog

Why I won’t follow your beauty blog, you’re already tensing up a bit right? Not everyone’s beauty blog is destined for fandom and followers but there are one or two things that put me off blogs. So why won’t I follow your beauty blog? It is not because your photos aren’t good and it’s not because…

How I Edit My Instagram Photos

Before After Snapseed is my favourite photo editing app of 2016! You can over and under expose photos, use the healing brush and mess around with general editing tools such as brightness, contrast and saturation. Here are some photos I took in natural lighting that I really wanted to brighten up. To apply this effect,…

5 Things I Learned From Keeping Up The Kardashians

Always Talk You can call the Kardashians a lot of things but one thing if for sure, they are direct. They talk about all of their problems and concerns openly. You’ll soon see, they are never in a fight for too long! Family Family first. No matter what – support each other. Makeup Queen of…