From teaching English in the rural backwaters of India to working in the fashion and luxury sector I have witnessed a fair range of lifestyles on the cultural spectrum, I have been proud of my ability to learn to live without a sit down toilet . Equally I have been excited about new handbags and work trips to Paris. So like most people I am still trying to figure out what makes me tick, perhaps blogging?

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The struggle of doing what you love vs. the need to make money

By Christelle | Posted in lifestyle

March 19th, 2018

It’s a dilemma that perhaps has really only come to the fore in the ‘millenial’ era, our parents and previous generations seen their jobs as a means to an end, […] Continue reading

Antwerp – Cool and collected

By Christelle | Posted in Antwerp,Belgium,Country,travel

November 26th, 2017

I will begin this post the same way I begin most, admitting my own narrow mindedness in terms of European travel destinations – Antwerp was never on my agenda until […] Continue reading

Champagne – It’s a place, go there!

By Christelle | Posted in lifestyle,travel

October 11th, 2017

Rather ignorantly my whole life I had never really thought of Champagne as a place – it was just a fizzy drink to me, until I moved to the continent […] Continue reading

5 things you learn in a long distance relationship

By Christelle | Posted in lifestyle

August 24th, 2017

1. You CAN be alone We all know people who are together, just to be together – afraid of a lifetime of awkward wedding invitations ‘No, I don’t need a […] Continue reading


By Christelle | Posted in Country,Senegal,travel

August 7th, 2017

Having travelled to developing countries before it isn’t as much of a culture shock as it was the ‘first time’ even still I do get a little nervous when I […] Continue reading

Why relocating once means you can do it again anywhere

By Christelle | Posted in lifestyle

June 23rd, 2017

February 2014 – Touch down in Amsterdam late at night with a huge rucksack and one Humongous suitcase, people were giving me sympathetic stares in the airport as the rucksack […] Continue reading