Christmas parties can be fun! (+Amsterdam III)

Soooo you guys, last part of my travel diary via pictures! Everytime I look at them I realize again how much I enjoyed it and how inspiring that city is ๐Ÿ™‚ Meanwhile in reallife: tomorrow is the last day of uni before holidays and it’s gonna be a tough one (10 am – 8pm). Today though we had a christmas party for the whole uni and it was so cool ๐Ÿ™‚ At the beginning it was quite lame and people left because it was mainly mulled wine drining and biscuit eating without interesting interactions. But I somehow knew that I’d just have to stay a little longer and voilร , it was worth it! Pauli (a classmate) and I got to know more students from other courses (game design) and had quite a lot of fun! I love being connected to other uni courses but it can be slightly difficult at the start. However, we grew together a bit more and had a good evening ๐Ÿ™‚p1330298p1330372p1330412p1330416p1330405p1330402p1330400p1330280p1330396

Amsterdam Part2

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Welcome back adventurer! Here we go, second part of my attempt to capture the blissful beauty of this special city! Also, happy weekend! I am glad that I’ve got 2 days off anything to concentrate on my uni homework and christmas presents ๐Ÿ™‚ This year I somehow managed to NOT get into stress regarding presents and just having fun adding bits of this and that to fit every individual loved one ๐Ÿ™‚

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Here we were on the scout for a nice coffee shop that serves vegan lunch. This one had only one option BUT we stayed to take pics of their incredible decor! So lovely!

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Ok, so we didn’t find a vegan snack but stumbled across this pretty restaurant that had some vegan and glutenfree options. Not very cheap but worth the price …
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This tempeh and salad plate with patatas bravas was 11 โ‚ฌ and included the MOST pleasent server that you can also have a nice chat with!

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Tempeh is fermented soy beans and super healthy, it is rich in protein and dietary fibre and leads to way less bloating than normal tofu. Our body loooves fermented stuff (i.e. Sauerkraut/miso/soy sauce)
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Next up, one of plenty of beau-ti-ful windows and show rooms, perfectly decorated in style and with abandon! Simply walking by these shops is fun, you don’t even ave to leave money there! But, on the other hand, it’s not even that expensive, you’ve got all kinds of price variations!

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There will be a last part on monday, it would just be too much beauty for one post ๐Ÿ˜€ I wish you the happiest 4. advent and love and peace and balance,

yours truly, Jule xx

 

Amsterdam Part1

It’s been a while, but…

Here I am, back with the first batch of pictures from my trip to Amsterdam. As I said before, Anna and I decided spontaneously to visit our friend and former housemate Millie from Bristol, wo moved to Amsterdam for studying with Erasmus. It’s been a year that we haven’t seen us, from the point that Anna and I left England to swap it for Portugal. In addition, I’ve never been to Amsterdam before (at least I can’t remember) and was so curious ever since Anna started to enthuse about it about 2,5 years ago!

So here we were, in midst of that vibrant city, sourrounded by tons of lovely (coffee) shops, flowers, stunning interiors, open windows, vintage goodness etc etc! Every detail in the centre is just so heartwarming and very obviouslyย made with love! So have a look at the pictures, more are yet to come ๐Ÿ™‚

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Those pretty streets and house fronts!

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This city is like a perfect mix of England, Sweden and Germany – and so is the language.

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The two beauties โค It’s important to have friends you can perfectly chill with!

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Can somebody please open a vegan shop of this kind???

Trippy weekend

Two phone pics from last weekend when I went to one of Berlins 103 christmas markets! (Doesn’t that sound insane? No surprise that other countries “borrow” the one or other market for teir own  cities like Bristol, which hosts a original german Weihnachtsmarkt!

I am now somewhere at the airport, let’s wish for good weather in the Netherlands! What I hope for from this trip? A love-filled reunion with my babe, safe travels, longs strolls and deep talks, pleasently encountering new dimensions, reasonable vegan restaurants and some lovely vintage finds!

Much love ‘n light, Jule xxx

 

From Studying to Amsterdam!

Inspirational quote of the day:

Replace the fear of unknown with curiosity!

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from santigoldย . oh I miss Portugal. What a blessing that we could just live there in our own peace and freedom.

Hello friends! Just got a notification from bea to update my blog and sometimes I just need an reminder, because days go by and there are so many things to get done, but then again it is so nice to save some thoughts on my blog for later.

So what is going on? I currently have a week off and use it to catch up on my nutritional health studies and hopefully finish some uni homework. I’ve been enjoying a lot of family time lately and this is grounding me a lot! Tomorrow (oh em gee?!?!) I’ll be heading to Berlin to freak out together with Anna about the fact that we’ll be in Amsterdam a few hours later :O I’ve never consciously been in Amsterdam (maybe as a kid but I can’t remember) and I know from my friends that it’s EPIC! So really looking forward to visit this city and our former housemate Millie from Bristol : )))

Also I am thinking about doing a little column about my fashion design studies, like what is happening in the courses, the tasks etc. Would that be interesting to you guys? I, personally, never had a clear idea of what art students actually do and how the study looks like ๐Ÿ™‚ Let me know xx

Alright, I’ll give my best to fill my beloved blog more often, as an inspiration for you and me as well! Have a blessed day โค