London Proposal + Romantic Restaurants

And all the single girls had a moment of silence for this beautiful proposal in central London. My BFF’s London proposal was a dream. It was the epitome of all our engagement pins on Pinterest and Instagram posts in our “saved photos.” My best friend Destiny’s boyfriend told me that he was going to propose […]

March 25, 2020

Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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How to Take Photos of Yourself Without a Photographer

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you like to travel? Do you run a business online? Let’s be honest: Do you love your Instagram feed? The 5 tips below will teach you how to take photos of yourself without a photographer — whether you’re getting photos of yourself at home for your online presence/Instagram or for traveling the […]

October 25, 2019

How to Take Photos of Yourself without a Photographer

Lifestyle, Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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Why Everyone Should Live Abroad for a While

Needing to grocery shop among locals… Going into work at a job where I’m expected to show up… Developing a lovely routine within the world of a different culture… It has always a dream of mine to live abroad. And I am living that dream now as I live and work in London! Now that […]

October 24, 2019

Why Everyone Should Live Abroad for a While

Lifestyle, Living in London, Travel

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London No. 02: How to Meet New People

Before we jump into it, I must point out that I am an “extroverted introvert.” Putting myself out there, using my voice, and learning how to meet new people — for me — is a choice. It is not something that comes naturally to me. I decide to take these steps to meet new people […]

October 10, 2019

How to Meet New People, London

Lifestyle, Living in London, Travel

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London No. 01: Moving to London!

Have you ever stepped back and realized, “I am living in a moment that, at one point, I dreamt about!” That’s what this first week of moving to London has felt like for me. In January of this year, I was in full internship-search mode. I was reaching out to friends at the World Bank, […]

September 29, 2019

Moving to London, Elisabeth Huijskens

Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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