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A Bite of Summer, A Bit of Food

The past summer has fully satisfied me as a foodie. No matter where you go in the world, food is always an essential and indispensable element of everyday life, making simple ingredients and materials into thousands of millions of delicious miracles. Please scroll down and enjoy the supreme torture (of only seeing the pictures, I guess?) and ultimate temptation. Now I’m wondering if I should indeed write this post, because I am super…

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Biking from Den Haag to Leiden.

One of the things I always wanted to try while in The Netherlands was to go on a long bike ride. Despite spending a considerable amount of time in The Netherlands and most of it spend on bikes, I never went on a biking trip which could truly be considered as a long one. So…

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Lekkere zondag in Leiden: Japanmarkt and all that relaxation

Sounds as if I am free of deadlines and dues, but I could not stop the urge for another little trip to Leiden for the Japanese market and everything awesome in Leiden. Lovely weather, isn’t it? At the very first stand… This is just much too adorable! It’s very interesting to see little girls wearing…

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True Leidener love: The Zaterdag Markt

I´ve lived in Leiden since August 2012 and although every week I fall in love with a new thing I discover in our little town, there are some things that are still among my favorites despite of the fact I´ve seen it time and again…I still remember that I arrived on a Wednesday, had a…

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Fresh ‘n’ Fast

When I lived in Paris, I ate out a lot. And I mean, a lot. The food is good, the wine even better and there’s nothing out of the ordinary to go to dinner with friends on a weekly basis or even to nip out alone for a restaurant luncheon. In the Netherlands, the eating…

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Guilty Weekend Pleasures

January and February didn’t quite turned out to be the relaxing start to the new year I was hoping them to be. Work, a bout of man-flu and increasingly intense preparation sessions for Model United Nations (see previous blog post to find out more about MUN in Leiden) left me with much less free time…

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