Coronavirus in Paris, this is how I experience living in the city

Paris is considered as one of the red zones in France when you look at the coronavirus. The Dutch government tells people from the Netherlands to only visit the city for a necessary visit. When you come back, you are advised to stay in quarantaine for 10 days. The French…

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Vacation during the corona crisis? This was our summer

Do you know the joke of Merel travelling to Slovenia and Austria? She didn’t go. Going on vacation during the corona crisis seemed like a good plan. We would be leaving the big city for nature, where the risk of catching covid19 is way smaller than in Paris. Unfortunately our…

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Never too old to learn something new: my 86-years old grandpa is learning how to cook

”You’re never too old to learn something new.” A quote that I have heard several times during my life. Sometimes I have to tell it to myself, because even though I am only 24 years old, sometimes I do feel really old. There are moments that I am taken over…

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Easy goat cheese salad

The days are getting warmer and let’s be honest: I definitely don’t feel like cooking once it is warm out. The warmer the weather, the bigger the challenge to prepare a meal. That is the biggest reason for eating a lot of salads during the summer (and I love the…

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northern long-eared owl chicks

The sound of northern long-eared owl chicks  is similar to the sound of an old swing set that needs to be oiled. The first time that I heard the sound, I ended up going outside in the middle of the night. Wondering if there was a small animal that needed…

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