Angelica’s official status: Adult

This photo was taken two days ago – 9th December 2016. It was a special day. I mean, aside from the fact that the marketing team finished off at 3pm to spend the rest of the day at the Royal Botanic Gardens for bubbly, beer, food and kris kringle – that was special enough in itself….

Travel tips (for summer adventures) with Angelica

(based on experience) Since embarking on my great European summer adventure in 2015, I experienced many learning curves and have come up with a list of tips for future reference. Some of them are silly, others a touch more serious, but all helpful, handy and important. I hope this helps you with your next adventure! Pack a…

5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is The Way To Go

When I was younger (we’re talking like 4 years ago here), I never pictured myself as the type of person to take on the world solo. I never imagined exploring cities and crossing countries on my own. I sort of always figured that travelling was something that I’d always do with someone else. I mean,…

Weekend Trip: Switzerland

This was a last minute, why-not trip to be reunited with Leigh (you may remember her from the Paris trip) in Switzerland. Zurich is officially the most expensive city to live in and a budget traveller like myself would be batshit crazy to travel there, and I honestly would not consider it if it weren’t for…

Spoke too soon

Remember that post I made a while ago about my life-long struggle with eczema? Well since then, I had actually experienced a bit of ‘normality’ with skin, if you can call it that. Let’s just say it wasn’t as horrible as it had been lately. There were signs of improvement – to the point where I…

ECZEMA

/ˈɛksɪmə,ˈɛkzɪmə/ Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a recurring, inherited, inflammatory skin condition. Symptoms include patches or areas of dry, itching, scaling and reddened skin. When I was born, the doctor reassured my parents, “Don’t worry, she’ll grow out of it”. As I grew older, they passed these words onto me and my young self took them…