Best True Crime Podcasts & Youtube channels 2018

Hi Everyone, Today I have something different for you. You know how obsessed I am with true crime and horror stories. I have never been able to get into audiobooks but I like a little bit of background noise when working (out), cleaning and cooking especially. About a year ago or so (I know, I'm … Continue reading Best True Crime Podcasts & Youtube channels 2018

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This post is all about my drafts

Hi Everyone, This is not really a post. This collection of headlines/drafts is pretty representative of the three months away from my beloved blog. I remember logging in, opening a page, writing the headline and closing the tab. Until I find my mojo back, enjoy my failed attemps at writing! ____ Living the vegan lifestyle … Continue reading This post is all about my drafts

3 months and counting

Hello, This is an update post (seems to me like this is the only thing I've been doing lately) The truth is, I don't know what direction to take with my blog. Now that I'm back in France, being a "veggieoverseas" blogger doesn't make sense anymore. I do love writing in English and sharing my … Continue reading 3 months and counting

A new beginning?

Hi everyone, I don't even know how to start this post really. I could apologise for being absent and shutting down the blog for a while but the truth is, I needed the break. If you follow me on Twitter, you probably already know. I'm moving back to Paris. This decision, whilst very sudden, was … Continue reading A new beginning?

Running again & Happy November 

Hello everyone, I know it's been a while since I've posted but life is catching up with me.  I had to cancel two Halloween posts which I thought were boring and since then, I haven't had the chance to write (this is me trying to apologise for my absence, how am I doing?). I guess … Continue reading Running again & Happy November 

The Best Horror movies of 2017 (so far)

Hey everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am doing fantastic. September and October are my favourite months. I am not a fan of pumpkin flavoured stuff but I do love the weather, homemade soups, fluffy coats and Halloween (I know, how many times do I have to tell you, right?) So in … Continue reading The Best Horror movies of 2017 (so far)

I need your help!

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am so sorry to finally get back to you with a request but I truly need your help. As you know, I am three weeks away from turning in my masters dissertation. However, in order to hand it out, I have to get answers to … Continue reading I need your help!

Taking a break 

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am taking a break from blogging at the moment. Not because I want to but because I have to for the sake of my studies. I have two months left before I need to turn in my master's dissertation and I can't fuck it up … Continue reading Taking a break 

NYX, BarryM & SleekMakeUp giveaway

Hi you guys! The giveaway ends in three days 🙂
Don’t forget to comment to enter the giveaway.
I’ve added pictures of the items.

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The Veggie Expat

OMG you guys,

I know it took me so long to get to it but everything is finally on its way.

If you don’t know, I reposted the poll results on the blog a day or two ago and you guys voted for a cruelty-free makeup giveaway.

So on my way back to Barcelona, I ordered my 2016-2017 favourite makeup items for one of you to try.

All of them, except one, are products that I frequently use and have featured on the blog. I heard great things about the new Sleek Makeup Distorted Dreams palette and thought that it would be a nice touch (why not jump on the holographic trend right?)

The Rules:

  • Be subscribe to the blog and leave a comment on this post

That’s it. Two comments will not count as two entries since I want everyone to have a fair chance to win.

This…

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NYX, BarryM & SleekMakeUp giveaway

OMG you guys, I know it took me so long to get to it but everything is finally on its way. If you don't know, I reposted the poll results on the blog a day or two ago and you guys voted for a cruelty-free makeup giveaway. So on my way back to Barcelona,  I … Continue reading NYX, BarryM & SleekMakeUp giveaway

June & the Blog: Picking items for the Giveaway

Hi guys,

The items for the giveaway have been selected! It will be makeup related (sleek makeup, NYX, Barry M & Makeup revolution)

The Veggie Expat

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all doing amazing.

I am currently in Paris visiting my family and friends and I thought that it was the perfect time to finally announce when the giveaway would be happening and give you a chance to choose (from the list of items I have talked about before on the blog) what you would like in it.

I am pushing back the giveaway to the end of June because I have tons of stuff to do in Paris, I have to start my dissertation, I will be leaving for Barcelona in about two weeks and I want to make sure I buy products that are in line with what I like, what you would like and my blog.

The giveaway will be open for one week and all of Europe. To participate, you will just have to be subscribed to my blog and comment anything under…

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Horror Movies I just watched

Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing okay. I love horror movies. You must be all sick of hearing me talk about them but I just have to share. Whilst some of them are very good, most suck and do not deserve your time. So let me help you out and show you the movies … Continue reading Horror Movies I just watched

June & the Blog: Picking items for the Giveaway

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing amazing. I am currently in Paris visiting my family and friends and I thought that it was the perfect time to finally announce when the giveaway would be happening and give you a chance to choose (from the list of items I have talked about before on the … Continue reading June & the Blog: Picking items for the Giveaway

What is happening in May?

Hi Everyone, How are you all doing? So I just wanted to pop on here to let you know what I will be working on in May for the blog. April, as you all know, was voted Month of the Food so I tried to deliver as many pictures as I could. 3 recipes were … Continue reading What is happening in May?

My favorite Guillermo Del Toro movies (directed or produced)

Hi Everyone, How are you today? I was sitting at home trying to write my essay when I got distracted. You see, I love everything horror related and Guillermo Del Toro has always given me what I wanted in terms of visual effects, storylines, characters, etc. He creates such beautiful movies that I would like … Continue reading My favorite Guillermo Del Toro movies (directed or produced)

My Karaoke Playlist

Hi Everyone, I haven't done a playlist in such a long time!  You know how obsessed I am with music and the other night, I had a karaoke session with my Snapchat. So I've decided to share with you, my 100 top Karaoke songs. I'll include a complete list of the playlists I've already done. … Continue reading My Karaoke Playlist

April Poll and An update

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I wanted to sit down and talk to you about the coming months on the blog. I will give it to you straight: I will have to take some time off. I wanted to schedule posts to keep the blog alive but it's gonna depend on … Continue reading April Poll and An update

Promote your lovely blog

Hi Everyone, How are you all doing? I said that I would do another PYB so here we are. The last "Promote your blog" was awesome. I got a bunch of comments, I met my first guest poster and followed some awesome new bloggers who I wouldn't have met without the post. So as you know, … Continue reading Promote your lovely blog

A day and a half in Bournemouth

  Hi Everyone, How are you? I said I would have this post up by the end of the week and I do! I finally managed to find time to sit down on Friday night and gather all the pretty pictures I took last weekend. Bournemouth was actually a surprise from me to my boyfriend. … Continue reading A day and a half in Bournemouth

Last Day of the challenge: The confessional

Hi Everyone, It is finally here. The day I reveal some of my secrets to you guys. I honestly don't know where to start. Does it have to be serious? Can it be about anything? Do you guys want to know specific things about me? I'll just write down 5 things I think are very … Continue reading Last Day of the challenge: The confessional

Day 6: If I could, I would

Hi Everyone, The end of the challenge is near! I will have to take a week of or two after this one because I'll be studying non-stop for my essays and final exams. I will still be active on Twitter tho so don't worry. Dozens of you have already joined me on there and it … Continue reading Day 6: If I could, I would

Day 5: The things I wish I had done differently

Hi Everyone, I have to apologize for yesterday's post going up so late (in London it was almost midnight when I published it). I had a challenging day at uni and when I got home, I went straight to bed for a nap but ended up waking up 4 hours later. Today we are talking … Continue reading Day 5: The things I wish I had done differently

Day 4: I am grateful for

Look at little 19 years old me, so naive and stupid. Hi Everyone, day 4 is finally here! I am running out of pictures for my thumbnails as you can see. I am generally grateful for a lot of things but I've decided to tell you what I have been grateful for today. The family … Continue reading Day 4: I am grateful for

Best and Worst Habits

Day 3 of the 7-day challenge is here! Since it is hard to spot exactly what are your best and worst habits, I have asked my friends and my boyfriend to tell me what they think mine are. Here is what they said: Burping (guilty) Leaving the hoover unplug Dropping stuff in the shower (dropping … Continue reading Best and Worst Habits

A day in my life: York

Hi Everyone, Day 2 of my challenge! I went to York last week and I thought that It was more interesting for you to read about York and the perfect hotel I stayed at rather than read about one of my typical day at uni. I went to York for a day and a half … Continue reading A day in my life: York

Day 1: Get to know me better

Hi Everyone, Well, this is weird, finally doing a get to know me better post, after over half a year of blogging. Let's just get into it! I never know to talk about myself so please bear with me. I think It is fair to talk about where I come from first before we get … Continue reading Day 1: Get to know me better

The 7 day blog challenge

Hi Guys, So this is gonna be interesting.  I am not a regular poster. I try to post two/three times a week but I never keep a tight schedule and upload whenever I think is ..best? I was challenged by the lovely Amanda to post every day for a week. I realized that I haven't … Continue reading The 7 day blog challenge

A night in Brighton – Drakes Boutique Hotel

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. I didn't stay long in Brighton. The trip was very last minute as we wanted to get away from London for a night. It was my first time in Brighton and whilst I didn't see much, I appreciated the seaside, the fresh air and loved the hotel. … Continue reading A night in Brighton – Drakes Boutique Hotel

Little Life Update and our monthly poll

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing great. It is time for our little monthly poll. It gives you the chance to tell me what you want to see on the blog and gives me the opportunity to get closer to you guys and get to know you better. The blog is growing organically … Continue reading Little Life Update and our monthly poll

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Hi Everyone, It is Eating Disorders Awareness Week soon (Monday 27th February to 5th March).  I was diagnosed when I was 16. It took me around 5 years, two psychiatrists and countless therapy sessions to recover. By recover, I mean gain back the weight I lost and be okay with it. I will still have damaging thoughts from … Continue reading Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Valentine’s Day Playlist because I love you (and because I am the Queen of cheesy playlists)

Hi Everyone, Do I need to say more? Or should we just get into it? More than a cheesy playlist for Valentine's Day, it is also a playlist for you guys, to thank you for all the support you've given me. spotify:user:alicia.nadia:playlist:0H1yDuICz83Geji7XiQH25 Lots of Kisses Alicia

Going dark for Valentine’s Day 2017 – Cruelty-Free Lips

Hi Everyone, Happy Happy Happy Valentine's day (way in advance). For V-day, I will be in Brighton. I will take the time to relax but also, hopefully, get enough pictures to do a hotel review for you guys. I had my collection of bright red lipsticks out in order to make this post and in … Continue reading Going dark for Valentine’s Day 2017 – Cruelty-Free Lips

Horror movies to be excited about this year

Hi Everyone, How are you? I know this kind of post is not for everyone so if you do not like (or just don't care about)  horror movies, I'll be posting a Valentine Day/cruelty-free lipstick special very soon. I don't know about you guys, but in 2016, I saw some terrible horror movies. This year … Continue reading Horror movies to be excited about this year

Best of cruelty-free sparkly glitter dust (2016)

Hi Everyone, It feels good to be back! I haven't taken the time to sit down and write a very long post so I am pumped. As you all know, I love love love makeup and transitioning to all cruelty-free was not easy at first. Now, I have to say, I don't even question it … Continue reading Best of cruelty-free sparkly glitter dust (2016)

What should we do next?

Hi Everyone, First of all, Happy New Year! I know it's already January 5th but I wanted to say it on here. I hope you all had a great first week. I wanted to catch up a little bit and let you know what would be coming this month, on the blog. As you all know, … Continue reading What should we do next?

My first My little Box – December 2016

Hi Everyone !! I am so happy! First I would like to know. How are you? What have you been up to? I am still in Paris and I thought why not write this post to keep you guys updated on what has been going on. I have always been a fan of My little … Continue reading My first My little Box – December 2016

The Cost of Cute: The Dark Side of the Puppy Trade – Review

Hi Everyone, Here is one documentary I can not wait to talk to you about. We all know that I love dogs ( they are in lots of my thumbnails ) and I do want to adopt one badly. However, I believe that animals are not accessories and I refuse to adopt a dog or a … Continue reading The Cost of Cute: The Dark Side of the Puppy Trade – Review

Merry Christmas !

Hi Everyone, I know I am a bit late but I wanted to wish you all a wonderful Christmas. I had the chance to be with my family today and take the day off from work. I got some money to buy my first real camera so if it works out, I will definitely let … Continue reading Merry Christmas !

My little Christmas Playlist

Hi Everyone, As promised, here is my Christmas playlist ! It includes Christmas songs of course but also songs that I have first heard around Christmas time. Songs about love, sharing & caring, kindness.. everything Christmas should be about ! Can't wait to hear what you think of it ! Enjoy ! Alicia  

Horror movies for Christmas ?

Hello Everyone, Finally, Christmas is here ! I can't wait to cuddle up in bed with my cat and stuff my face. FALSE Right after I have opened my presents, you will find me in bed binge watching horror movies. Don't worry, though. They are all Christmas-related. Gremlins Yep.. Never said my list would be … Continue reading Horror movies for Christmas ?

I tried the e.l.f Hydrating Bubble Mask

Hi Everyone, I thought I would do something a bit different today  beauty wise! I recently got a big e.l.f package in and I thought why not try the Hydrating Bubble Mask for you guys. I love masks and face treatments in general and I was very excited at the idea of having my face … Continue reading I tried the e.l.f Hydrating Bubble Mask

I really want to get to know you !

Hi Everyone, How are you ? Monday is here and I am writing this post from my phone. Finals are killing me and I thought I would talk to you for a bit before I go back to my boring study session. So let's chat !  Tell me everything ! Where are you from ? … Continue reading I really want to get to know you !

Music to overcome self-pity

What a promising title I know. But really, it is that simple for me. When I start obsessing too much about my "problems'. When I get into this addictive self-pity  spiral, when nothing sounds like a good option to make me feel better ( I am sure you know what I am talking about ). I … Continue reading Music to overcome self-pity

What is the best policy when it comes to animal cruelty ?

Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing fantastic. I want to chat with you all about something that has been bugging me lately. You probably don't know but I am a post graduate student in marketing and I love love love content creation and analyzing any content that comes my way. Whilst I am not … Continue reading What is the best policy when it comes to animal cruelty ?

How to flirt with a Food Lover

I don't know about you guys but the only way to win my heart is with food. Cook me a meal, bring me a box a Macarons, pour me a chai latte... and I am all yours. I was on Twitter the other day and I came across the worst pickup line. I asked my … Continue reading How to flirt with a Food Lover

Thank you !

Hi Everyone, I hope you are well. I just wanted to thank you for all the love the blog has been receiving lately. The blog has over 200 followers now and to celebrate, I bought a nice little theme to upgrade the interface. I hope you like it ! I am always looking for new … Continue reading Thank you !

Ride the tube in music

I hate hate hate forgetting my headphones when I have to take the tube. You are forced to look around or entertain yourself with your phone whilst being aware of the gum smacking lady in front of you, customer service announcements and doors closing and opening over and over again. I put this little playlist … Continue reading Ride the tube in music

What is the difference between Vegan & Cruelty-Free MakeUp ?

Hi Everyone, I thought I would pop on here to share some important information with you guys. I know that some people think that because a product is cruelty-free, it is automatically vegan. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Cruelty-Free defines a makeup product which has never ever been tested on animals from A to … Continue reading What is the difference between Vegan & Cruelty-Free MakeUp ?

Spending Halloween with Netflix 2 – Comedy Horror Edition

Hi Everyone, I just did a post on Horror movies to watch on Netflix this Halloween and I thought why stop there ? Why not make another list ? Do you want to get scared but not really ? Do you feel like only laughter can cancel fear ? Fear for more, I have the perfect list … Continue reading Spending Halloween with Netflix 2 – Comedy Horror Edition

Spending your Halloween with Netflix

Hi Everyone, I thought I would do something a bit different today since it is almost Halloween. I know that most of you are counting the days until we can stuff our face with candies ( gelatine free of course ) and display our best Pinterest find costumes. I am a huge horror fan. I have watched … Continue reading Spending your Halloween with Netflix