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ANDREA WRITES

Snaps, thoughts, and occasional musings from a third-culture lady currently residing in the land of maple leaves and ongoing winter wonderland.

 

"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

My Process of Growing

If 2020 was the year of taking a step back and appreciate the little things, 2021 is about slowly picking up the pace and allowing myself...

3 Things That Helped Me Live My New Normal

So it's been two full months since I returned to the office after having worked at home full-time. I can honestly say it's been a very...

First Hiking Trip of the Summer

Yesterday, my friends and I went on our first hiking trip of the summer. It was really nice to get out of the city; I'd been working...

My First Day Back

Today was my first day back in the office, after working from home for more than 11 weeks. I had a mix of emotions; excitement,...

Review: Morning Routine

So, today I'm going to share my morning skincare routine; in the last 3 months or so I've been really invested in taking care of my skin,...

First Culinary Trip to Edmonton

My first proper trip back to Edmonton, which involved lots of amazing food and great company.

Hello 2020

My first proper trip back to Edmonton, which involved lots of amazing food and great company.

My Newfound Love for Calgary

I have officially lived in Calgary for 2 months today, and I want to take this opportunity to feel grateful. I'm happy to be reunited...

Review: Hair Care

My first proper trip back to Edmonton, which involved lots of amazing food and great company.

Finally, Lake Louise

Just over a week ago, I returned to Canada. Having lived in Europe for just under two years, returning was a big change for me. As my...

La Vie en Suisse

From September 26 to September 29, I returned to Switzerland with my family for the first time in 6 years. For my brother, 15 years since...

Café Imperial

During my visit to Prague, my family and I had the chance to visit Café Imperial, a beautiful Art Deco historical place with exquisite...

Ahoj, Praha!

From 22 to 24 September, I had the opportunity to visit Prague for the first time with my family. To say the city was beautiful is an...

Post-Thesis Thoughts

After months of work, I finally finished my master's thesis. As I clicked the submit button for my first draft, I felt so many emotions:...

My Relationship with the English Language

When I meet new people, normally the conversation goes something like this. We would start by saying hello, exchange pleasantries and...

A Trip to Belgium!

Today, my best friend and I took a day-trip to Belgium. It was a lovely sunny day, and I was very, very glad to have survived the drive....

Review: Skincare Bonanza!

About a week ago I bought a bunch of Sephora skincare products, and I've tried most of them. I haven't tried the egg cream mask pictured...

How "The Good Place" Made Me Feel Medium

So, I finally got on the train to The Good Place (insert old-school train emoji) So glad I got on though, cause this show is honestly one...

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