My cooking experience came really close to my laundry experience which was about… none. Okay that’s not very exact, I did have some experience like pasta, or crepes, or chocolate cake – that’s about it really. Anyways, the kitchen was equipped with a gas stove – something I had never used, and was definitely afraid […]Read More Cooking disaster: how not to
As I took my little wings and started to fly out of the nest I… quickly realised I didn’t know how to do anything. My mum, God bless her, always did everything for me. Like, literally. Even my breakfast in the morning, even waking up in the morning she did that for me too. Anyways […]Read More Laundry disaster
I’m part of the lucky ones, and I sincerely hope you do to, because my dad paid (well, he still does actually) for my room, and gave me money each month to survive in Barcelona. Here’s how we calculated how much I’d roughly need per month (excluding the rent, which covered electricity, water, gas, internet, […]Read More My Barcelona monthly budget
My first thought when opening the door to my new flat was: this is shit. I imagined my flat and the building to be like what I saw in my sister’s flat: a beautiful Haussmann style façade with a big heavy door at the entrance, old floors and superb ceiling mouldings, along with a modern […]Read More My flatmates became my bestmates
On a student budget, the prices for a room can range from 450€ to 800, in average, and for a studio from 800 to 2000€. You have several options: get a room in a shared a flat, in a student residence, get a studio/whole flat or go in a host family. From personal experience, I […]Read More Find an accommodation
After years of looking forward to the moment I would get to choose the amazing university I would go to because of my amazing grades due to hard work and efforts, finally came the time to decide. And here I was, after the hours spent on the computer, or eating, or outside, or just anywhere […]Read More Why Barcelona? An unwilling and stubborn teenage choice.