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whatever worked

Many speak of the first three months of a baby as their forth trimester and today, at the end of this year together, I feel like sharing my journal as a mother and what I have discovered along the way.…

Fes: what to expect, what to do and how to do it

When you think of Morocco few people would think of Fes. Marrakech outruns the popularity of any other city with its luxurious retreats, picture perfect décor and heavy exotic vibes.

I didn’t some research and I realized that that was …

great pregnancy destination, Fes

Finding a destination for a weekend getaway while pregnant was not an easy task.
We were looking for something relaxing, exciting and safe at the same time and after days and days of research and consults with the Dutch Travel …

Easter in Rotterdam

Easter in the Netherlands can be an exceptional experience if you are celebrating it here as an expat or you are travelling for the holidays.

As you can imagine Easter weekend has a different pace than any other weekend and …


From my experience very few people know about the Rotterdampas and, now that I have been a member for years, I can say that it’s a shame.

The Rotterdampas is basically a yearly membership to Rotterdam. It costs 60 euros …

winter break in London

When I started planning this trip to London I hadn’t realized how many people I know in the city and it became quite quickly the best occasion to catch up with as many of them as possible.

By the past …

only in Rotterdam

If you are visiting Rotterdam chances are that you are travelling around the Netherlands and will pass by for just a couple of days.

For everybody, people who just arrived in the city or the ones that have been living …

let’s talk about the PAP test

While the Dutch healthcare system doesn’t really advertise prevention, it does offer a PAP test (or the unpronounceable “uitstrijkje”) to women aged 30 to 60.

This exam is performed by a doctor to test for cervical cancer in women and

sustainable traveller

2019 started and I hadn’t even written a list of resolutions when I suddenly realized that I just wanted to be more involved in things happening around me.

I had been reading Factfulness and, besides being a good or bad …

I gave myself a reading corner

When I think of the perfect house I always imagine a reading corner: a small area that feels like a nest with a lot of light and books, scattered around or nicely organized in a bookcase.
There should be pillows,