Rome, Italy: the magic of revisiting my childhood home

In my last blog, I shared all about Venice and now I want to talk to you about Rome! Yes, after a couple of days in Venice, we finally went to the capital of Italy. I told you all about growing up in Italy as a child already, but I was so excited for Rome! It is crazy to think that now, 20-something years later, I find my way back in Italy and I finally get to go and see the city I grew up in! All I can say now is that the city is amazing! I remember seeing it for the first time from the tram and I was speechless! Other than that, there is so much to do here! Let me not digress, parliamo tutti di Roma – Let’s talk all about Rome!

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Venice, Italy: Visiting for the first time

In my last blog, I shared my adventures in Austria and today I will talk about traveling to Venice! Additionally, 5 Things You Need To Consider When Traveling During A Pandemic is still relevant. So, I went to Venice and I had such a beautiful time which I want to share. As some may know, I actually lived in Italy when I was a child. I used to live in Rome with my parents and my little sister was born there. While living in Rome, I went to a French-Italian school. I even used to speak Italian, but unfortunately, I traded that in for Dutch. Now 20-something years later, I find my way back in Italy and I visit Venice! Parliamo di Venezia! – Let’s talk about Venice!

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Netherlands to Austria: How to survive a road trip

Yes, I am finally going to talk about my roadtrip from the Netherlands to Austria! In my last blog, I shared everything about Rennes, France and if you are traveling soon, check out 5 Things You Need To Consider When Traveling During A Pandemic. So, me and two friends decided to drive all the way to Austria for a weekend getaway. It was our first time visiting Austria, so we were all excited and believe me when I say we were not disappointed. Let’s get into this roadtrip to Austria!

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Rennes, France: Visiting for the first time

In my last blog, I shared 5 Things You Need To Consider When Traveling During A Pandemic. Today, I want to actually talk about my time in Rennes. Even though I have been to France many (many) times in my life, this was my first time in Rennes. I stayed for a week, and it was so much fun. I did and saw a lot of things, although a week may not seem long enough to explore a city. Allow me to take you through Rennes with me! Don’t forget to watch my Rennes vlogs on YouTube for visuals that go with this blog. Allons-y on va découvrir Rennes! – Let’s go discover Rennes!

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5 things you need to consider when traveling during a pandemic

Hi! Unfortunately, we are still in a global pandemic, but thank God there are vaccines now! Of course, that depends on whether you will get vaccinated or not. I definitely recommend getting vaccinated. However, today I wanted to talk about my recent travels! Yes, I FINALLY traveled! I went to France and it was amazing! However, there were some bumps and I would like to share them with you. Let’s get into 5 things you need to consider when traveling during a pandemic.

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Maîtresse d’un Homme Marié – Why we deserved better

I know I have already written about Maîtresse d’un Homme Marié, but I think I need to write about it one last time. Also, in case you missed it: I previously reviewed Dhalinyaro, a beautiful movie that showcased Djibouti. Back to a Mistress of a married man! Monday night, the last episode of the third season came out and of course I watched it. I watched it because of the reviews I do and I wanted to know how the the show would end. Honestly, season 3 was very messy from the get go and actually only got messier! Let me tell you all about it and why I think we deserved (much) better!

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7. How To Easily Converse in Wolof: Waxtaan – Conversations

Welcome to the LAST Wolof Class: Waxtaan – Conversation! Yesterday, I taught you how to count in Wolof. Today, we are going to continue and finish by talking about Waxtaan. Which means to discuss or to conversate. Today, I want to focus on a couple of expressions and the way we talk in Wolof. It has officially been a week since I started Kaay ñu jang Wolof! Before we get into the subject: don’t forget to join the SeneGambia Vibes Club on ClubHouse where we do a Wolof class each Saturday (TODAY)! Until today, I posted a Wolof class on YouTube, a blogpost with a download to the syllabus and some stories and posts on my Instagram. I have to say that I am SO proud of myself! Especially since I decided to do this at the last moment. Such a procrastinator. – Let’s get into the last class: Waxtaan – Conversation.

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6. Waññi – Counting: How To Easily Count in Wolof

Welcome to the sixth and second last Wolof Class: Waññi – Counting. Yesterday, I taught you how to talk about colors in Wolof. Today, we are going to continue and talk about NUMBERS! It has almost been a week since we celebrated the independence of Senegal, but we are not done yet. When I think about numbers in Wolof, I usually think about counting to ten, or counting in French. It is a bit similar to the colors, but also a bit more complicated. However, before we get into the subject: don’t forget to join the SeneGambia Vibes Club on ClubHouse where we do a Wolof class each Saturday! Until Saturday, I will be posting a Wolof class on YouTube. The video will contain a dialogue about the subject of that class and then we will dissect it. I will also share additional information on my Instagram and a downloadable syllabus in each blog for the class! – Let’s get into the second class: Waññi – Counting.

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