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Birgu Candlelight Festival

The highlight of Birgu Candlelight Festival, as you can tell from its name, is that the whole city is lit up with candles. The city dwellers turn the lights off in their homes and light hundreds of candles inside and outside their homes. The candlelit streets looked quite beautiful! People actually opened their homes so […]

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Things you need you didn’t know existed

Sometimes I have those moments when I need something and think to myself, “I wonder if they manufacture that?” And then I google it, and would you believe it, it actually exists! Once it was gel footsies. It sounds strange, I know, but if you’re female, I am pretty sure you’ve needed something similar to […]

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OMG, house plants that grow in the dark?!

Dear Reader, I am obsessed with buying house plants. All I can think about right now is all the twenty five plants I want to buy – to add to the ten I already have, the textured vases they will stand in, and the elegant stands that will carry those vases. All I see is […]

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Life in a new language – learning Norwegian 

Dear Reader, Today I’m exactly midway through my Norwegian language classes. It has felt like home in Norway since March, but learning Norwegian makes it feel more like home even more each week. The language class teacher is nice, kind and patient, and altogether we represent 9 countries. We all are like toddlers learning to […]

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Music for the summer – yes Amazon Music!

After the recent Isle of MTV music festival week in Malta, I have gone in search of new music and new sounds I haven’t heard before. Younger me did better than current me at finding and enjoying music new and old. But guess what is in time to help remedy this? Amazon’s Prime Day! 11th […]

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Isle of MTV Malta 2017

The Isle of MTV is one of the biggest annual music festivals in Europe. It is organised by MTV Europe and has been held in Malta since 2007. It was previously held in France, Portugal, Spain and Italy. The main show is preceded by the Isle of MTV Malta Music Week, featuring several events across […]

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Weight-gain during travel

The food back home does not make me fat. But every time I travel, I gain weight. The struggle is real. I have been away from Uganda for so long and the pounds have definitely piled on. Yes, yes, I know what my friends are thinking. Every time I say I need to lose weight, […]

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Nidarosdomen is Norway's grandest cathedral
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Nidarosdomen – Norway’s grandest cathedral 

Nidarosdomen is the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world, and it’s the site of the coronation of kings in Norway. You can see the cathedral’s peaks from almost everywhere in Trondheim. I enjoyed taking pictures of it from every angle I could as I wondered around Trondheim. You don’t find cathedrals this old and grand […]

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