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Vlogging, creative writing and dreams not pursued

When I first started blogging, it was because I like writing. Creative writing, that is. I feel that this is a hobby/skill/talent I have slept on. What I mean is, I did not pursue or make it. With practice my writing could have gone somewhere and I could have done some serious writing and perhaps […]

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A brief trip to Oslo

I’m always happy to see snow! ­čîĘ­čî║ As long as I’m warm, that is. I was about to say this was the first time I went to Oslo by myself, then I remembered I did take a work trip there in August last year. It was a 24 hours in-and-out trip, I get better at […]

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A safari in Murchison Falls National Park

There’s nothing like being out there in the wild with these incredibly graceful creatures! This safari was definitely one of the best ways to start the year, my face was so lit up with joy – as you can see in the pic of the au naturel, unabashedly-me version of myself. We went for a […]

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Birgu Fest – A Candlelight Festival in Vittoriosa

The highlight of Birgu Fest is that the whole city is lit up with candles. The city dwellers turn out the lights in their homes, and light hundreds of candles both inside and outside their homes. If you happen to be in Malta during October, Birgu Fest is must-see! Birgu, also called Vittoriosa, is one […]

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OMG, house plants that grow in the dark?!

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 green. And […]

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Life in a new language – learning Norwegian┬á

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 walk, our […]

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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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Travel weight gain and how to avoid it

Did you know that travel weight gain is a real phenomenon? If you have wondered why your clothes seem tighter than you left them pre-holiday, you are not alone. Travel weight gain happened to you, like it does to many other happy travellers. The food back home does not make me fat, but every time […]

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