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Loves of the Last Month // Getting Married Edition

Loves of the Last Month // Getting Married Edition

I know it’s a cliché, but it really was one of the best days of my life. And it was worth the almost-seven-year wait. Every. Single. Second. I promise this isn’t going to be some loved-up dedication to my husband – though he’s obviously the best – but rather a – ahem – simple post to let me reminisce about the 11th of October 2019 for as long as this blog exists (aka forever because the internet will never die). … View Post

Paris in August // What To Do When the …

Paris in August // What To Do When the City ‘Closes’

When people tell you that the locals leave Paris in August like the ground inside the périphérique is lava, they’re not wrong. While it’s a good time for tourists and soon-to-be-locals like me to get their bearings in the city and take in the sights, there are a lot of minor inconveniences that will meet you in the last full summer month in the city of lights.… View Post

5 local spots in Gent I think you should …

5 local spots in Gent I think you should visit

I’ve been living in Gent just over 4 years, so I like to think of myself as a faux-cal – long enough that I know some spots and know them well, but not long enough that I know everything – unlike one of my expat friends who somehow knows every 👏 single 👏 good 👏 spot 👏 in this city. But like I said, I like to think that I know at least something, so below, my favourite spots for a niiiiiiice glass of something to hit the spot when you need it. … View Post

Paperless Post and PJ’s Graduation

Paperless Post and PJ’s Graduation

Let’s clear things up first: I loooooove snail mail. But I’m also extraordinarily bad at 1) buying international stamps 2) going to the post office and, most importantly 3) writing. I have the handwriting of a 7-year-old. It’s so chicken-scratchy… View Post

A weekend in Boulogne-sur-Mer

A weekend in Boulogne-sur-Mer

This weekend we had such a nice time exploring Boulogne-sur-Mer. I’m not entirely sure what inspired our trip there, but we got talking and immediately decided it was the perfect Autumn weekend destination because 1) the sea and 2) the… View Post

A morning in Oostende

A morning in Oostende

This weekend, PJ and I decided to do a little bit of exploring in one of his favourite cities by the coast: Oostende. The city has had different mural artists come in over the last couple of years to give… View Post