Viva Spring Break!

Viva Spring Break!

One of the most classically American experiences that most people associate with college in the US is that of Spring Break - a week half way through the second part of the school year, when students travel to warmer climes in search of cheap alcohol and loud music - a stress release of sorts. UCLA's spring [...]

Guest Post: Grace Simpson

Guest Post: Grace Simpson

Hello! Now I know what you’re thinking – since when does Susie have a Northern Irish accent? Well, let me introduce myself. I’m Grace, and Susie and I became friends in our first year of studying together at Trinity College Dublin. I remember when Susie told me she’d be going away to UCLA for the [...]

New York, New York!

New York, New York!

This weekend, I went to New York!! For the first time ever!!! It was my friend Grace's 21st birthday on Sunday, and she is currently at Columbia - so she invited a whole bunch of us up to the big apple for the weekend to celebrate. She rented an enormous Airbnb just a short walk from [...]

Hunts Hit Hollywood

Hunts Hit Hollywood

As I mentioned in my Hollywood Sign Hike post, Tom stayed with me for 5 days before he went back to Australia. While he was here, I was determined to give him a proper taste of LA, as well as tick off some things I had yet to do on my bucket list. So, after [...]

Los Angeles Burning

Los Angeles Burning

You may have seen the pictures - the last couple of weeks, Southern California has faced some of the worst bush fires in history, after no rain for two months into 'rain season'. I had been aware of a big fire up north in October, as I know lots of Yaz's friends were affected by [...]