A Tour of Windsor Castle

If you follow along on my instagram, you’ll know that this past weekend my husband and I went to Windsor Castle! As another building operated by the Royal Collection Trust, it is open to the public on certain dates each year, and since it is a short train ride away from the heart of London,…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Nanyehi

Another week, another Fierce Female to feature! This week I wanted to feature Nanyehi (later known as Nancy Ward) who was a Cherokee woman from America. She was an activist, political leader, peacekeeper, and advocate for the rights and land-retention of the Cherokee people in America. In her late teens, Nanyehi was married to a…

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A Tour of Buckingham Palace

When my husband and I moved to London, we never expected we would be able to see past the gates of Buckingham Palace – but we were completely wrong! Shortly after we arrived in London, we found out that during the time in late summer when Her Majesty The Queen is away, Buckingham Palace opens…

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Nespresso Tips & Tricks

There is nothing I love more in the morning than a cup of coffee. I’d like to say I’m not particular about what coffee I like to drink, but that would be a lie – I am SO particular. I do not like drip coffee, as I find it a bit too acidic, so I…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Komako Kimura

Welcome back to another edition of our fabulous Fierce Female feature for the week. If you’ve done any research on the Women’s Suffragist March in NYC in 1917, then you will certainly have seen a photo of this week’s Fierce Female – Komako Kimura. Komako was a Japanese actress, magazine editor, dancer, and managed a…

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Justine’s Summer Reading List

This summer has been such a hot one, and I’ve honestly found it a bit difficult to stay outside for longer periods of time under the sun. So for those too hot days where I’m inside, or the cooler days where I can spend some time outside, I like to have a good book with…

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How to be Confident

If you’ve read part 1 and part 2 of the job hunting series, you may have seen a few things about confidence. This part of the guide is going to be less step-by-step and more sharing experiences and finding out things that will work for you. I’ve noticed that a lot of friends have been…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Lalla Fatma N’Soumer

It’s time for another Fierce Female of the Week, and this week we’ve got a seriously rebellious and amazing Algerian resistance leader from the early 1800s by the name of Lalla Fatma N’Soumer. Lalla, is actually a term similar to “Sir, Lord, Lady, or Dame” in Berber, and those who are befitted with this title…

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The Best Face Masks for Summer

If you’ve spent any time with me in the evenings, you’ll know that I am an AVID face mask fan. Charcoal masks, mud masks, sheet masks – you name it, I’ve probably tried it. To me, a good mask fixes everything, and if you’re like me, your face could use a little extra TLC in…

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Justine’s Job Hunting Tips: Part 2

If you are reading this, chances are you’d already read through Part 1 – landing the interview, and you’re ready for Part 2! This time around, I will be outlining my interviewing tips, and with these tricks up your sleeve you will definitely get a leg up on your competition! Without further adieu, here is…

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