Autumn is almost here, time for tea!
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Autumn is almost here, time for tea!

I’m a tea addict, I drink about 7 cups of tea a day and it’s my all time favorite drink in Autumn. Why I love tea? On a dark weekday this is the only thing that can ease the pain of getting out of bed. I’m definitely not a morning person, I love to work during the nights and well tea helps to get me out of my warm and cozy bed. And for this reason alone, I love you tea. :-)) Besides that there is a tea blend for every occasion and it’s so good for you. Tea has amazing health benefits…

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Nougat Feliz
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Nougat Feliz

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]wo weeks ago I got a chance to do what I love, discovering a new brand! This time it wasn’t about clothes, jewelry or beauty products but still something every girl loves.. That’s right, sweets! If you’re anything like me, you love a brand with a lovely story and especially when they’re using local ingredients to make their products. That’s exactly what Nougat Feliz does, another brand to add to the list of Belgian crafts. They’ve even received a UNIZO authenticity label ‘Handmade in Belgium’, of which they’re rightfully proud and tastes in every product they make. The lovely people behind the brand…

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The pre-opening of Mercado
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The pre-opening of Mercado

Mercado, the famous food hall in Antwerp and the first food market in Belgium, is opening its doors again after a Summer break. This weekend is the big Opening Festival and I (together with other people) was invited to the pre-opening which took place yesterday. It was a great evening full of nice food and different cultures. I did explore different tastes which I’m telling you all about in this post.    Mercado is located in the old post office at Groenplaats number 43. The facade is impressive, my expectations were rather high. When entering the building I was really impressed. The amazing…

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Sticks & Bowls I Leuven
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Sticks & Bowls I Leuven

Hooray! At the end of August, there will be a new hotspot in town. Sticks & Bowls will serve poke bowls (or pokébowls?) and pokérittos. This new healthy food concept is orginally from Hawai. I had never heard of pokébowls before, which makes me even more excited about it. Today I’m telling you all about it!  Opening of the first poke bar in Leuven Apparently there is a ‘bowl trend’ going on. Açai bowls, pokébowls (pronounciation: pokay)…  The poké concept is the new food trend at this moment. Poké means “cut into pieces” and refers to the way the fish and vegetables are…

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Enjoying this Altano Moment
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Enjoying this Altano Moment

Good morning! What a sunny day. Summer is here and I love it. Last week I was invited to something special: an exclusive picnic. The weather was nice and the food and drinks were great. In today’s post I’m telling you all about this fancy picnic. Symington Before I tell you about this day, I would love to give you more information about Symington. The Symington family, with Scottisch, Portugese and English century has been present in the Douro for five generations. They are the leading winegrowers in the Douro Valley, a large area of mountain vineyard. They own 26 vineyards. This wine region…

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