to my 22 year old self…

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I’ve thought about celebrating my yearly successes and reflect on the lessons I’ve learnt each year for a while now.

this is a reminder to myself and all watching about how fast things can change but also, that everything happens for a reason.

with love and gratitude, Karolina

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10 Things I Love About Brussels

Karolina turns 21 and she’s surprised with a cheeky weekend in Brussels! I remember choosing Bruges over Brussels during my Interrail in 2015 – ‘there’s nothing exciting about Brussels!’, I thought… I couldn’t be more wrong about this diverse city. Are you wondering what I loved (because yes, I ended up falling in love over and over again) about it? Read on! Here are my absolute favourite things about Bruxelles.  Continue reading

Escaping Winter – The Algarve, Portugal

Being in a long distance relationship comes with its ups and downs, but meeting that special someone in a place you haven’t visited is a major perk almost making you love the circumstances.

Portugal was on my list since many of my Portuguese friends became family. And, as you may know, your curiosity spikes and in turn want to know more about your families’ homeland. And so, the circumstances have allowed me to spontaneously decide to explore the undiscovered and very under-rated region of the Algarve.

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The Power of Habit – 10 Habits I Have Learnt

Recently a thought came to my mind – namely,  how many benefits my work on myself brings me in everyday life. How much I’ve learned, how much I took to heart. How many things in my life have changed. How many negatives I got rid of. Why do I so rarely turn my attention to it? I focus on what is here and now, I often forget how far I’ve come, since I set my mind on health. And today is the day I share this with you. I will tell you about how much the power of habit has impacted my life and also, what it took.

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3 Lazy Day Winter Office Outfit Ideas

Winter is in full swing, and isn’t stopping for anyone! Working in a professional office environment where a pair of joggers and a hoodie aren’t approved while having to wake up extremely early to catch our morning train can be tricky – especially when the air con isn’t working to our favour. But fear no more – here are my three favourite, quick-to-put-together outfits for those chilly days at the office.

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The Danish Hygge – Copenhagen

Next on my list: Denmark. As you can probably tell, I am on a whim of ticking the beautiful region of Northern Europe off my list. For that reason, it was time to visit Denmark, the alluring country of eternal hygge and the most happy city in the world – Copenhagen.

Copenhagen – a place full of pastel-coloured streets, compact layout and hundreds of bikes on every corner, has greeted me in the most magical and freezing way possible.

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My Year in Books

As the (in many ways terrific) year of 2016 has come to an end, it is only appropriate I take the time to look back at all the knowledge, positivity and different worlds I have picked up throughout it, giving you a glimpse of each along the way. Sit back, and enjoy the ride.

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