Support Nicole Basaraba as a Samsung Global Blogger – 2012 London Olympics

Since its Wednesday, this would usually be my Writers’ Uni-Verse-City segement day, but I have been up to something special I want to share with you. Since I finished the first draft of my novel for the Round of Words in 80 Days writing challenge, I’ve been working on some diverse projects such as competing to be a Samsung Global Blogger for the 2012 Olympics in London! Representing Belgium (and…

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Book Review: Single in the City – by Michele Gorman

You know when you read a book and then realize after you finish it that it is the first book in a series? Well, that’s what happened to me with Single in the City by Michele Gorman. Synopsis: It’s official. Hannah has left her friends and family in the US behind and is following her dream. To live in London. Unfortunately she’s completely unprepared for what’s in store. She’s going…

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First trip abroad: a guest post story

As I am still happily on vacation and not only am I taking a break from work, but also from the internet/computer which is truely liberating. I will be sure to post more about my vacation upon my return, but for now, I will pass it on to author Martin King who for the month of August is writing 100 blog posts on the theme of childhood at 100 different blogs and he has…

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Proof that Brussels is a mixed bag

Brussels is the capital city of Europe, home to the European Commission, the European Parliament, NATO and many many more worldly organizations and agencies. Its seen more as a city of transit than a permanent home. I feel bad for the people who were/are born in Brussels because they always get: “you’re actually from Brussels” or even: “wow you’re actually Belgian”. Yes, its true, its a phenomenon to meet a…

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London: An Authentic Adventure of Tourism Marketing

London has been calling me since I can remember and I finally got to visit this amazing city. I didn’t have too many preconceptions about London other than it’s an expensive city where Big Ben lives. I was surprised in many respects about London. First of all, the metro system, or I should say underground or Tube, was the easiest to navigate when compared to the other major cities I’ve visited…

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