While The City Sleeps

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  Snow is a quite a rare occurrence in Ireland. Though further away from the equator than the rest of continental Europe, temperatures rarely dip below the negative for more than a few… Continue reading

Christmas away from home

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Christmas is probably the holiday connected with most traditions whether you’re from Denmark, Ireland or Poland. As long as the country celebrates the birth of Jesus, you can be sure to find a… Continue reading

Enjoy Christmas Season

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In November, when I was just settling into German life, I found several shops were already preparing for Christmas. I thought it was too early. I didn’t know Christmas is a huge event… Continue reading

I missed my TV, my sofa, the sun.

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  17 days in Madrid, my capital, my city, my home. 17 days in between Christmas lights that would embellish the city at night. Hello Madrid. I got out of the plane and… Continue reading

Danish hygge and Christmas

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I personally love Christmas and always have a great time during the season. But this year it was just a bit greater than usual. Having been on exchange for several months meant that… Continue reading

My Christmas time

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Everyone can start feeling the christmas atmosphere at the beginning of December. The christmas smell is everywhere, along the streets, in all the supermarkets or shopping centers, in the cold wind that blows… Continue reading

Why Christmas Day is not so special?

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As I stepped off the plane to experience a rather warm English winter air instead of the frosty December kiss on my cheeks that I have feeling quite painfully in Munich, I couldn’t… Continue reading

A “hot ‘n cold” Christmas

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A girl, two cultures. This has been a very special Christmas. In two weeks I had the opportunity to spend some quality time with my beloved family in two completely different worlds: Italy… Continue reading

Christmas away from home

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  My Christmas was quite different this year, as I decided to stay here in Germany instead of flying back home to Finland. For me, Christmas has always been very much a family… Continue reading

An unforgettable Christmas

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Christmas is my favorite festival ever. As a student, the Christmas holiday is one of the longest holiday in a year. During Christmas, we will gather with old friends, go to party, get… Continue reading