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THE PRETTY DUTCH CITY OF HAARLEM

It was the usual grey weather (which evolved into really stormy and rainy weather on our last evening), but me and my two besties had an amazing time last weekend during our yearly girls-only-getaway. We either go to the Dutch mini-island called Terschelling in Summer, or (if we can’t make that work) do something fun around read more »

A SUNNY DAY IN AMSTERDAM

These pictures remind me of the fact that I need to play tourist in my own country more often. A while ago, on a sunny day, Luuk and I went to Amsterdam because I needed to be at the university library over there. I had postponed picking up a particular book I really really needed read more »

MAASTRICHT IN PHOTOS #3

The third and last part of the Maastricht pictures has finally arrived. And how cool does this golden pineapple look? It was waaay too expensive to take it home with me unfortunately, so if you come across a cheap one (white is also okay), let me know. Anyway, on these pics you see the ferris read more »

MAASTRICHT IN PHOTOS #2

Please, let me go back to Maastricht a.s.a.p. This little weekend getaway with my two besties managed to make me look forward to Christmas and New Year’s. Before, I could only stress out about school, but the Christmas lights, the shopping, the wine and the cozyness of the Christmas market, made me forget all about read more »

MAASTRICHT IN PHOTOS #1

Part one of the Maastricht photos, here we go! Even though we only stayed in this very southern city of the Netherlands for only three days, it was lovely enough to fill with pictures three blogposts. I show them randomly, but what you see here is/are several pictures taken from (within) the Christmas market’s ferris read more »

OFF TO MAASTRICHT

I’ve worked my ass off the last couple of days to finish all my deadlines beforehand and now it’s time to gooooo toooo MAASTRICHT with my two besties! It’s difficult nowadays to spend time together, because we all work different hours and have our own lives with our own (boy)friends and families, but a few read more »

PACKING TIPS [WHAT CLOTHES I PACKED FOR ISTANBUL]

Imagine packing your bags for a citytrip: you’ve never been in this city before, you don’t know how much you’re going to walk, you have no particular sightseeing-/goingout-/shopping plans and on top of that, the temperatures are estimated at thirteen to twenty-two degrees Celsius (that is: from pretty cold to pretty warm). I hear you read more »

I’M GOING TO ISTANBUL

YEAH, the travel section on Merely Merel is going to be drastically updated, because my boy and I are going to Istanbul coming sunday! Turkey failed to attract me up to this day, but for specific reasons (maybe I’ll tell you about it) Istanbul was there as an option and after Pinteresting like crazy, I’m read more »