When I was 19, my father thought it would be a great opportunity to work as an intern at one of the biggest food and beverage companies in the world. I've never been interested in working an office job—to be honest I have no idea what they do all day. After fighting a losing battle, I had no choice but to buy myself a less fun version of an Ellen Degeneres outfit and go to the office from nine to five for two months of my summer holidays.
If your friend or sibling is about to embark on the new and exciting adventure of adulthood, they can often underestimate how important it is to make their house or apartment into a home. Living in a space where you don't feel identified with or comfortable in can be more detrimental than you imagine; so buying the right housewarming gift can be quite helpful. Below, you'll find a list of possible gifts that would greatly contribute towards building a safe and pleasant nook for the first-time apartment/home owner.
I recently came back from two very different; if not opposite holidays. The first one was spent with my Danish boyfriend's family in Marseille, while in the second one he came along with my Mexican family to Playa del Carmen in Cancun, Mexico.
I struggled to figure out how to class this story. It's not quite an adventure, and it's not about relationships. Actually, this story isn't much of a story at all. Think of it as a short description of a long year in my living arrangements during my second year of university.
When I was thirteen years old in 2009, I woke up to words from my mother that sounded like poetry. "Regresate a dormir, no hay escuela" (Go back to sleep, there's no school). The reason? It didn't matter. I would find out after I'd had a few more hours of sleep.
I've never been the best at saying "No."