Top 10 travel tips to avoid looking like a tourist in Europe

Traveling to Europe? You DO NOT want to look like this: Guy on the left: socks with sandals and short shorts. Next guy: backpack with white runners, camera around the neck and water bottle. Third guy: trying to hard to look European? Girl: Can she even walk in those heels? The answer is no she […]

October Fall back – ROW80 Check in

So yesterday was “set-the-clocks back” day here in Brussels. And what does that mean? That means and extra hour to steal for yourself to relax, read, watch a movie and procrastinate writing right? Last week‘s ROW80 check in, I mentioned that I had a lot of plotting to do. Well I spent Monday and Tuesday […]

Have a Johnny Depp-a-thon Halloween

I was looking for some scary movies to watch in spirit of Halloween. I’ve watched pretty much everything in terms of movies – I don’t stick to just one genre. What I found is that there are A LOT of movies starring Johnny Depp, which I don’t know if I’d really classify them as scary. For me […]

The Pros Do the Finish Work – Guest post by Jenny Hansen

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other participants (like you – readers/bloggers/writers) to: chip in, give tips, suggest books and other materials for […]

Tintin Movie Premiere in Brussels, Belgium

“The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn” premiered in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday, October 23, 2011 and I WAS THERE! “The Adventures of Tintin” (Les Aventures de Tintin) is a series of comic books created by the Belgian artist Georges Rémi (1907-1983), who wrote under the pen name of Hergé. The series is one of the most popular European comics […]