DTF

I know what you're thinking. Why am I talking about "DTF"? But trust me when I say that it's really not like that. I'm talking about DTF - disappointing Thai food. I've posted before, about my previous experiences with Asian cuisine here in Argentina, but I'm still hopeful to find a hidden gem. And whilst my... Continue Reading →

21 and still feelin’ young

(Above photo: Taken during my birthday lunch at NOLA, Buenos Aires) So, I recently celebrated my 21st birthday over the weekend, and despite being miles away from my family and loved ones, I still managed to have one of the best birthdays by far with some incredible people that I've met and gotten to know,... Continue Reading →

Alexithymia

For the past few days, I've been trying to find ways to accurately describe how I've been feeling the past week or so, having settled into my new apartment, enrolling in my subjects at my host university and finally getting a somewhat steady routine schedule (however frequently interrupted by the hundreds of strikes and public... Continue Reading →

Being a Wallflower in a New City

(Above photo: Obelisco de Buenos Aires) It's officially been one month living here in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina! I know I've been a little bit MIA ("missing in action" for all those behind on the acronyms) with my posts, but it's only been two weeks since I've started university here and to... Continue Reading →

Officially Missing You

(Above photo: the boyfriend during our 3 year anniversary last year) I've surpassed the two week mark and I'm still in disbelief that Argentina is now my home. I say this now, but I don't think I'll ever get used to this type of independence where I don't have a curfew and I can get... Continue Reading →

My First Week in Argentina

(Above photo: San Telmo, Buenos Aires) By now, it has been a bit over a week since I left Australia and, to be honest, some days have been better than others, in terms of transitioning to a new environment and dealing with inevitable culture shock and homesickness. But for the most part, Buenos Aires has... Continue Reading →

Love, Marie

I think it's safe for me to say that I'm pretty ambitious for taking up vlogging and starting up a WordPress, all while on my year on exchange. But I thought I'd take this opportunity to write, since I have been mostly at home over the past few days due to all the crazy strikes and protests... Continue Reading →