The capital of France located in the Northern center of the country. Downtown Paris counts 2.22 million inhabitants and including the suburbs there are 10 million people living in the French capital. The city is home of the most paid-visited monument in the world, the Eiffel tower. In the year 2017 23 million tourists visited… Read More This is Paris
Whenever I would hear the Taylor Swift song 22 I would think: it will take a long time before I hit that age! Not anymore, I am turning 22 today! Unfortunately, it doesn’t really feel like a day to celebrate because I have to be in school the entire week. This week is deadline week… Read More Birthday blog
Eating disorder not other specified (EDNOS) is the most common eating disorder in the world and as deadly as anorexia and bulimia. Still there isn’t a lot knowledge about this eating disorder and the media doesn’t really cover this issue. 21-year-old Rixt suffered from EDNOS for 11 years. Fortunately, she’s been doing well for over… Read More ‘No one noticed I was ill’
While being in Morocco for school I got the opportunity to visit a real traditional hammam in the medina of Rabat. This experience wasn’t like anything I’ve done before and I got to see the real Moroccan culture. A few weeks ago, I travelled to Morocco with a group of people from my school to… Read More Visiting a traditional hammam in Morocco
This week has been too busy with all the studying I had to do for school. Deadlines and tests, no time to breathe. Therefore I am just sharing a picture of the beach, wishing I was there instead. To all the people who are in their finals week as well, I wish you good luck!
This second week of the year wasn’t the most interesting one. A week with a deadline and the week before finals. Let’s just say that I’ve done a lot of things for school. On Monday I travelled from Paris to Amsterdam. So weird to be back in Zwolle after being gone for a while. So… Read More My week 2
What’s fashion? To be honest I didn’t know the exact meaning of the term. I just assumed fashion is the style of clothes that are available in stores now and worn the most. But who decides what will be available in stores and what’s ‘in style’ or ‘out of style’. Before finding out who decides… Read More Fashion Friday: who decides what’s in style?
For these past weeks I’ve been working on a school production about people who have a relationship with someone from a different country. I’ve interviewed several people with a foreign lover about their relationship and the struggles they come across. To get some more background I also talked to a sociology teacher and a relationship… Read More Struggles when you date a foreigner
Januari 1th The new year and the new week started with a crowd in my parents house. We were with 17 people, a really nice group of people. For Henry and Verakay it was their first New Years Eve in the Netherlands and they were pretty impressed with all the firework. We stayed out for… Read More My week 1
Fashion Friday is a brand new series on my blog. I will be uploading one new post about fashion every Friday. I know what you’re thinking right now, but Merel you are not fashionable at all. And that is totally true. I don’t know the first thing about fashion and my wardrobe is far from… Read More Fashion friday