Life Travel

Month seven: Island exploration

The extended time I’ve spent in Barbados is now longer that the original three-month stint I had planned. It’s a striking thought, especially because the days are sliding by at a seemingly accelerated pace. It’s certainly not what I expected when I left London in January with plans to be in my fifth country of …

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Beauty

Lust list: eyeshadow palettes

Coronavirus lockdown and its socially-distanced aftermath has been the longest period I’ve gone without a daily full face of makeup for a long time. I love to wear bold eyeshadow and I’ve got a weakness for brightly-coloured eyeshadow palettes. One of my go-to everyday palettes is literally Editorial Brights by Viseart. Living in Barbados it’s …

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Barbados beach
Travel

Barbados launches visa for digital nomads

The government of Barbados has come up with a unique response to the way coronavirus has upended the lives of so many people. With companies in various countries keeping their employees working remotely for the foreseeable future, so many people forced into self employment by redundancy, and the growing population of digital nomads who had …

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Food

Recipes: Doughnuts and juice cleanses

As I mentioned in my post about home exercise outfits, my Om & Ah t-shirt sums me up pretty well. So I thought it would be fun to share my go-to recipes for vegan doughnuts and juices/smoothies! Gluten-free vegan doughnuts Going gluten free and vegan helped develop my love of baking, and one of the …

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Top mobile apps for the digital nomad
Finance Life Travel

Top 8 apps for the digital nomad

I love a good app. My phone is crammed with apps for everything — if a site offers an app I’m more likely to use that than fire up my laptop… providing it’s well-designed of course. When you’re travelling all the time, it’s so convenient to open a few apps on your phone and get …

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Gluten free vegan lemon pistachio cupcakes
Food

Gluten-free vegan recipe: Lemon pistachio cupcakes

I can’t believe I’ve had this blog all this time and I haven’t posted anything under the Food category until now! I’m gluten-free and vegan and a total foodie, although uprooting my life and then being on lockdown have me posting less than I planned. I’ve got a gluten-free vegan guide to Barbados on my …

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Life Travel

A month under lockdown

April went quite fast and at the same time lasted about seven weeks. We went from overnight curfew into full lockdown in Barbados, only permitted to leave the house to visit the doctor/pharmacy or petrol station. After a couple of weeks the supermarkets reopened. Two days a week have been allocated for going to the …

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Spring maxi dresses
Fashion & Style

Lust list: Spring maxi dresses

I don’t know about you, but I spend enough time on Instagram that the ad algorithm knows exactly how to get me. I own stacks of travel-themed jewellery at this point! I mentioned before how much I love the dreamy dresses in the world of LoveShackFancy, and I’m still very much in that frame of …

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