LET'S HANG OUT IN: MARRAKECH

Trust me when I say that no guide can prepare you for Marrakech. It is a frantic city which moves to its own beat - you can choose to move with it or not, the choice is yours. It is also steeped in tradition; certain things define this space, and are rooted to its very personality –the sound of steaming mint tea poured from a great height, with glasses clattering against a silver tray. The chugging of motorbike engines traversing the streets…

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OPTIMISM AND KICKIN' 2019 ASS

No other month makes us feel quite so shit when 4 days in we've stopped meditating, resumed bitching about our colleagues and can be found feeding our feelings with a fat slice of cake, washed down with an extra large G&T. In the spirit of optimism that this year can be different, here are my thoughts on how to tackle it. 

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LET'S HANG OUT IN: NICE, SOUTH OF FRANCE

Somewhat overshadowed by megawatt Riviera neighbours like aristocratic Monaco, red-carpet Cannes and Champagne-soaked St.-Tropez, France’s fifth-largest city is often written off as a dowdy haven of retirees. Yet, Nice packs most of its neighbuors’ lures β€” year-round sun, Mediterranean Sea, belle Γ©poque and Art Deco architecture β€” with the bonuses of an atmospheric old quarter, an evolving restaurant scene, the Riviera’s best museums and some high-profile public works.

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CONSTRUCTED CONTENT VS REALITY; MY UNFILTERED THOUGHTS

The landscape of blogging, and online content creation, has certainly changed over the years - especially with the stratospheric rise of Instagram. Bloggers were once loved for being the girl’s next door, your online best friend, and having a relatable authenticity that differentiated themselves from the magazines and models – but that's not so much the case these days

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BLOGGING BTS: THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE WORKING FOR MYSELF

Next month will mark the one year anniversary of me leaving my job in event management to work on my blog - and Instagram - full-time. Part of me can't believe it's been a year because it's seriously flown by so quickly, but a bigger part of me can't believe I've only been doing this full time for a year. Dare I say it, but I truly feel like this is what I should have been doing for years and years.


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