Thanks for joining me! My name is Molly, and I'm a twenty-one year old Irish student about to finish my second last year of my bachelors degree. (photo of me in Arachon, France; February 2019) I have a keen interest in travelling, particularly European travel, as well as watersports, reading, culture and animals! I'm a … Continue reading About Me
Living in Rennes for the last 8 months, I've been to the famous Mont St Michel for than once at this stage. It is a great place to bring visitors, as from Rennes it is only a short bus ride away. The island is one of the most visited attractions in France, and it's easy … Continue reading A day trip to Mont St Michel
Living in a student dorm with limited kitchen facilities forced me to get creative with what I was cooking. Adding in the fact that I'm often too lazy to cook elaborate meals in the evenings (it's the last thing I want to do after 8 hours of class...) and my limited grocery budget, cooking yummy, … Continue reading My favorite vegan meals right now.
If you're anything like me, the list of destinations you want to go to is longer than the list of those that you've visited! I am constantly thinking about my next trip; where I'll go, with who, when etc. During particularly boring lectures I find myself searching on Google Flights, looking at my options for … Continue reading My Travel Bucket List.
Following on from my post on how to save money as a student, here is a list of ways to make money while at university. Undertaking a degree at university is expensive; apart from the fees themselves there are several other areas that can put strain on your bank account. These tips are some things … Continue reading 5 ways to make money as a student.
With it's strong Celtic heritage, breathtaking coastline and plenty of friendly people. Brittany is one of the most unique French regions to explore. It is the most north-western region, and is famed for its Pink Granite Coast. When booking a french holiday, most people automatically consider a city break to Paris or Strasbourg, a ski … Continue reading Must See Places in Brittany
Think outside of the (Brussels) box. While the country's capital has an abundance of things to do and see, consider travelling to other cities as well. Brussels is an extremely 'European' city, so I would recommend visiting a few other places to benefit from the Belgian experience. Cities in the Flanders region, such as Ghent, … Continue reading 10 Tips for travelling in Belgium.
Belgium; a small country nestled between France, Germany and Holland, famous for medieval towns, stunning architecture and of course waffles! I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to spend last weekend travelling around this beautiful (and underrated) country, and I can honestly say that it was the best city trip I've ever taken. Myself … Continue reading My Belgian City Trip.
Whether I’m simply heading to another city to visit a friend, or hopping on a plane for a holiday, there is a set list of things I will never travel without. Obviously my needs will change depending on the length of my trip, how I’m travelling, where I’m going etc., but these items are always … Continue reading My 10 Travel Essentials.
University can be an expensive time for many, with rent, food, transport and socializing all making significant dents in our bank accounts. I have to say here that I am extremely lucky to be able to live with my parents during my degree in Ireland, which does cut down on costs. Because of this, when … Continue reading How I Save Money as a Student
University is an exciting and busy time in our lives. Between courses, extra-curriculars, studying and of course, socializing, students often find it hard to set aside time for self care. A tight student budget and the lack of supplies that can come from living in a student dorm mean it can be difficult for students … Continue reading 10 Free Ways to Practice Self Care and Destress