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    Escaping Paris and Francois – Week-end in Ghent

    This past week-end I escaped the city of the Francois and took the bus to the land of banana beer. You heard me. Banana beer. Absolutely delicious, trust me, try it. It also happens to be where my cousins live and since I don’t see them nearly as often as…

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    Tuesday chasing rainbows

    Chasing inspiration. It’s odd how dreams can feel magical and achievable when you do the dreaming from your childhood bedroom. As a grown up, dreams are not seldom a blended with a portion of anxiety when you realize there are bills to pay and that you can’t do exactly what…

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    Birthdays and cremes

    Surrounded by champagne, macarons and scented hand cremes – with eightees music blasting and a friend next to me. That was my birthday and before heading out for dinner, I decided to stop by L’Occitane – the creme boutique that houses a Pierre Hermé macaron buffay and a café. A…

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    Tuesday inspiration

    Tuesday is the day I always find myself in need of some inspiration. That’s why started with “Tuesday Champagne”. I found myself extremely bored and thought “why not” and decided to pour myself a glass. This time, I decided to start a Tuesday inspiration board on pinterest and here is…

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    Abracadabra – let birthday week begin

    Welcome to my birthday week! That’s right. Not day, but WEEK. Or actually, it’s month. Which is okay since my birthday is on the very last day of January, making it perfectly okay to start celebrating the day after New year’s and then continue till the beginning of February. You…

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    Dating Paris

    What better way to start the week than with tales of the past week-ends dating? Since I am not taking french class, my mission is to do what I can to improve my language skills myself. Luckily, we live in the digital era, which of means: Instagrammers who post free…

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    the foreverness of the metro ride home

    Sometimes you realize just how spoiled you are. Like how I am not loving that my apartment is an eighteen minutes metro ride from the city centre. After having spend a couple of years with a mere seven minutes distance, eighteen really does feel like forever!! Then I meet someone…

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    How to speak french like parisians

    With the goal to work on my french, I returned to last years Paris-habit of listening to Madame à Paname: a podcast for improving ones french. So each day, I am operation multi-tasking as I make my way to the fitness park. Increasing my step count AND learning to understand…