A low-down for anyone planning a relatively inexpensive weekend break in Belfast with a partner or small group of friends. We’ve tried it all out, so you can go and make the most of your trip. In January 2020, my boyfriend and I spent a weekend exploring Belfast and just for you guys, we’ve jotted itContinue reading “A ‘twenty-something’ guide to Belfast”
Author Archives: Gaby Mendes
10 must-see things to do in Hong Kong
If you’ve been following me on social media recently you’ll see that last month I went on a family trip to Hong Kong. I’ve always been intrigued but never really hyped on visiting Asia. However, when I found out my sister was doing a semester abroad in Hong Kong for her degree, it felt likeContinue reading “10 must-see things to do in Hong Kong”
Why I left teaching after just 2 years
It’s been one whole year since I hung up my teaching boots and left for a new career. I’ve sat down to write this post 100 times but somehow I can never finish. Finally, I’ve been able to get off my chest why I chose to leave teaching and it’s all too sad that myContinue reading “Why I left teaching after just 2 years”
A lunch date with Clarins
A few weeks ago I was invited by the lovely Clarins team at Broughton Park Boots to be the first to try out their launch of a fantastic new range of products. I work really close to Broughton Park so I headed out on my lunch break to visit Beth and Jess, two lovely ladiesContinue reading “A lunch date with Clarins”
5 Reasons Why You Should Start A Side Hustle
So if you’ve never heard of the term before, a side hustle is when you have other streams of income in addition to your 9 to 5 job. Quite often, side hustles are orientated around a person’s passion and is typically something that they wouldn’t be able to gain a full-time income from. Examples ofContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Start A Side Hustle”
GOOD MOOD FOOD REVIEW – Grilla, Liverpool
Welcome to the second in my blog series of ‘The Good Mood Food Review’. Here you can find out all about those restaurants and bars with feel good food and atmosphere! Recently I was invited to write a review of Grilla, one of my favourite restaurants in Liverpool. I had eaten there before and fellContinue reading “GOOD MOOD FOOD REVIEW – Grilla, Liverpool”
GOOD MOOD FOOD REVIEW – Bistro Franc, Hanover Street, Liverpool
This is the start of a brand new series I’ve called ‘Good Mood Food Reviews’, where I’ll be giving you the low down on the latest restaurants and bars I’ve been to and where you should be heading to next. I strongly believe that food should put you in a good mood and my stomachContinue reading “GOOD MOOD FOOD REVIEW – Bistro Franc, Hanover Street, Liverpool”
Hey Mum, I won an award!
An inside look at the evening that this little blog helped me win Influential Blogger of the Year 2019 at the Liverpool Influencer Awards. I enlisted the help of my beautiful make up artist, turned-friend, Liv who managed to work miracles and made my very dry and spotty face look good for the event. IContinue reading “Hey Mum, I won an award!”
Moving to the city; What’s it really like?
Life can take you to places you never even dreamed you’d visit but some of us love those new places so much, we now call them home. Keep scrolling for five honest accounts from a range of young women in their twenties. They not only open up about their challenges they have faced, but alsoContinue reading “Moving to the city; What’s it really like?”
Millennial Burnout: What’s it all about?
Two words I’ve been seeing together a lot in the media recently are ‘millennial’ and ‘burnout’. I thought I’d share my own views on this new buzz word combination that people are using to describe their feelings and experiences in their twenties and early thirties. If you’re not aware of the meaning of the twoContinue reading “Millennial Burnout: What’s it all about?”