amsterdam expat blogger

Now that I’m positively settled in in Amsterdam, know my way around the big city and have managed a whole week here on my own, it’s time to say a nice big hello to this corner of the internet. Hi, how have you been? For the past month I have mostly been occupied with the admin of moving to another city, changing jobs, as well as wrapping up one of the most stressful semesters I’ve had at uni so far, so apologies for neglecting you…Continue Reading “A Hello From A’Dam”

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My beauty routines are pretty set and it doesn’t often happen that I find new favourites – hence the few and far between beauty posts here. However, this ending winter has once again left my skin yearning for some extra moisture and relief, as per usual. It’s also far too easy to pick up somethingĀ  while on a trip to stock up on my favourite foundation or online on a sneaky payday beauty browse ending with “add to cart” quicker than you can say “Maybe…Continue Reading “On My Beauty Shelf”


I can’t say that Helsinki is a dream destination for me, having been there at least ten times in my short life, but every time I go, I try to put on those tourist glasses and find something new, a little excitement in the city next to the beaten paths. This time our trip was planned with the hope of seeing The Killers in concert – a dream live band! – but alas, the concert was postponed to July, when we already had the tickets…Continue Reading “24 hours in Helsinki”

(eestikeelne allpool) I’ve been hooked on podcasts for a good few years now and more often than not, I’m finding myself tuning in to a conversation, rather than a Spotify playlist. Based on what I’m feeling likeĀ  – needing a pick me up, a good laugh or just something for the background on my walk to work – I’ve developed quite a selection to choose from. I mainly use the Acast app to follow, stream or download my faves, but they’re all on iTunes as…Continue Reading “Six Podcasts for Six Moods”