Why Traveling is So Important

Few things grow an individuals soul more than travel.

Personally, I have never felt more fulfilled and enriched than when I’m wandering a foreign place completely new to me. Tasting new foods and meeting new people, getting lost while looking at shop windows, it’s all part of the beauty that is found in travel.

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Travel Makeup Essentials

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As someone who has an obscenely large makeup collection, it would be entirely impractical to travel with all of it. It usually takes me quite a bit of time to decide what I want to bring with me when I go to work- let alone on a two-week vacation across the world. So here are the makeup essentials I like to bring with me when I travel, for any amount of time:

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Restaurant Review: Wagamama

This may be the dumbest post I’ve ever written. Or the most brilliant. Either way I’m posting it because I need to pass along the brilliance of this restaurant.

I love me a good bit of Asian/Oriental food.

It’s true. Pho- all about it. Chow Mein- even better. Sushi- get in my belly.

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So when I heard there was  a fast-food-sit-down-restaurant hybrid that sold Asian cuisine I knew I’d found my home. Enter Wagamama. The mecca of goodness that I don’t ever want to leave behind.

Now three weeks and three visits later,  I feel that I am of adequate training to report on my findings.

  1. I bloody loved it. (I’m such a Brit now)
  2. They have the most out-of-this-world Peach Iced Tea I’ve ever had the pleasure of drinking.
  3. Shaved ginger on noodles?! Get out. Right now. Just kidding, come back let me eat you.
  4. The service is brilliant. Quick. Efficient. Not too much babble.
  5. Want to take your Ramen home and eat in your underpants while watching Netflix? No problem, they’ll package it up for you in no time.

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My good buddy and I ordered the duck gyoza for starters and the Yaki Soba for our mains. Honestly they were incredible. If you ever find ourself near a Wagamama’s, do yourself a favor and stop for lunch. If you want to drool over their menu, click here.

And that my friends, is why I’m never leaving the U.K.

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Want to see what else I like to eat? I post about it on Instagram, Twitter and Bloglovin‘ too 🙂

How to Feel At Home (When You Live Abroad)

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Moving abroad is hard. Plain and simple. You’re moving to a country different from your own, with different customs, different shops, different ways of life. And in most cases, it’s up to you to figure it all out. That’s not to say that it isn’t an incredibly, amazing, life-changing experience either. But some days you’ll wish you were home again hugging your parents and snuggling your puppies.

But, I have found that there are things to make it a bit easier.

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