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TRAVEL DECOR: WHEN IN MILAN 

TRAVEL DECOR: WHEN IN MILAN 

Travel decor is dear to my heart. I travel to see beautiful spaces before I enjoy the beautiful places. Backpacking through 3 countries in Europe in April saw me go to Geneva and Paris. The last stop was Milan, Italy- a country I fell hard for. The food, the sites,the culture, the language, the people! I want to go back again! We booked an Airbnb in Cimiano,Milan. It was a quaint little 2 bedroom apartment that fused a minimalist modern…

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MOROCCAN INTERIORS

MOROCCAN INTERIORS

Morocco is a country I long to go to. I want to experience the rich culture, the food ( chicken tagine anyone?) , unlimited supply of Argan oil, but more than everything else I would love to soak myself  in Moroccan decór. Not to  forget the handmade, luxurious rugs. So many beautiful things to say about Moroccan interiors. For a country that was inhabited by the French, Berbers, Arabs and Spanish there is a bit of everything going on in…

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PARISIAN AFFAIRS: CITY GUIDE – THE PARIS HACK

PARISIAN AFFAIRS: CITY GUIDE – THE PARIS HACK

Parisian affairs. So just after leaving Geneva, which I did not find as up beat as I had expected. Although why had I expected New York craziness in Geneva? I digress…. after Geneva, Paris happened. I will do a short post of my journey from Geneva to Paris soon. I am itching to talk about the city of lights and love. So when in Paris, what to do? We had little time to explore this beautiful city and so for…

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 BOSS BABE ALERT: ANGELA KARIUKI

 BOSS BABE ALERT: ANGELA KARIUKI

Drumroooools!  There’s a new section on the blog that has been in the pipeline for a while now. A boss babe category! A section  that will highlight amazing women doing amazing stuff in the society and moving mountains. Because if we do not write our own stories who’s gonna? So ergo, meet our first boss babe…nah scratch that our SUPER first boss babe Angie. I met Angela last year and she is a truckload  of fresh air and lots of…

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OUTDOOR OASIS

OUTDOOR OASIS

Oasis is not only a refreshing zone in a desert. You can also create a back or front yard oasis in your home. Outdoor areas are cool hangouts for breakfast, book reading, an afternoon nap or a dinner away from the dining table. If you are looking for ways to spice up your outdoor area here are a few cool outdoor inspiration for all types of outdoor area. Apartment Balcony   Confined to the concrete jungle of apartments? Bring that…

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WEEK BY WEEK: ABOUT LAST WEEK

WEEK BY WEEK: ABOUT LAST WEEK

  Week by week About last week is a new thing I am starting to share ways to make your weeks as terrific as possible. If you read my about page you will find that I started this blog as an escape from my work, home, sleep – repeat life. I realize I am falling off track with this lifestyle 360 thingamajig like for instance the last 3 weeks were crazy busy that I never got a chance to do…

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TRAVEL DECOR : PARISIAN APARTMENT

TRAVEL DECOR : PARISIAN APARTMENT

Paris is always a good idea and Parisian decor an even better idea. I recently visited Paris and fell in love with the city of love. The architecture-archaic historic Old World buildings ( I love using the term “Old World” a lot, like a whole lot). Everything about Parisian architecture blows you away! The tall windows, the rickety wooden floors, the ornately detailed ceilings, parquet flooring, huge entry doors, wainscotting ( the modern contemporalist in me fell in love with wainscotting!Ha! You…

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EIGHT THINGS TO DO IN DIANI FOR THE NON-SWIMMERS

EIGHT THINGS TO DO IN DIANI FOR THE NON-SWIMMERS

Eight things to do in a coastal town with swimming not on the list, anyone? We went to Diani a  while ago with EveJ. This was a random out of the blues trip. Diani is amazing with beautiful white sand, clear skies and the gorgeous Indian ocean. Check out a pictorial post Diani here. Here goes 8 things to do in this beautiful Kenyan coastal town. Live In A Beach House: We stayed by the beach in a beautiful beach…

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BLACK IN THE LIVING ROOM

BLACK IN THE LIVING ROOM

Living rooms in black are feared by most, loved by others and received with iffyness by some. Black can be too harsh a color and that is the reason one in 1000 people will never consider painting any wall black. Also black sucks in light so rooms with black tend to give off a moody, mysterious and somewhat seductive vibe. The interwebs do not fail when it comes to inspiration on how to get that black inspired living room. Black, White…

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ADVENTURES: ZANZIBAR DIARIES- STONETOWN 

ADVENTURES: ZANZIBAR DIARIES- STONETOWN 

Adventures of Zanzibar continue…. Stonetown is an Old Arab town in Zanzibar. The view of Stonetown from Dar es Salam across the Indian ocean is out of this world! We only had about 1.5 hours to go round this old world town. The humidity was on another level.  Here is a snippet of Stonetown town in pictures:  The old fort: Street in Stonetown lined with hotels. This building with every floor in Swahili was awesome. Selfies in Stonetown 😍😍 The…

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