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Easter | Serbian Orthodox Traditions

Good morning world! I have been home for the passed 2 weeks, and there is honestly no better feeling than spending time with family – especially with mine, since we live in literally 3 different continents. While the Catholic world celebrated Easter last week, we Orthodox celebrated it yesterday, so I thought it would be […]

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Reflections | 2017

I can’t believe it is officially the last day of 2017 … where has the time gone!? As I reflect back on my life in the passed 12 months, I can only smile because I have achieved some incredible milestones despite the number of challenges that knocked on my door. I find that the older […]

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Hello December!

It’s officially my favourite time of the year, that magical festive spirit! During the weekend, I found some time to put up my Christmas decorations, experiment with fairy lights and decorate my little tree. The apartment smells like a gingerbread house by now, and I am ready to accept presents! πŸ™‚ The best present for […]

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Hello July!

It’s hard to believe that half the year is already over – where has the time gone? Like my fitness instructor said yesterday, its time to look at those resolutions we made on 1st January and see where we stand. I love the month of July because its the height of summer! Its the season […]

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a gelatissimo afternoon with nonna.

Everybody knows I adore ice cream. It’s no secret that where ever in the world I go, taking a break, means a visit to the β€œgelateria”.Β  There is something so emotionally satisfying with every scoop, it always connects me with my childhood. My friend Monica, made my dream come true when she invited me to […]

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home is where the heart is.

Today’s postcard comes to you from Abu Dhabi, the land of glitter and gold! The pastΒ days have goneΒ by in the blink of an eye and I still get goosebumps when I think of the journey I took, on that last day of 2015 … to where I am now.Β My family and I spent the most […]

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live.laugh.love.

Happy New Year fellow readers! I hope that you have celebrated a fantastic ending to 2015, and welcomed the new year surrounded with loved ones and full of happiness! Looking back to 1st January 2015, I was surrounded by the love of my family and excited about what the new year would bring……well it turned […]

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what is a slava?

Β If you have a Serbian friend or have visited Serbia, youΒ probablyΒ have heard the word “Slava” mentioned at least once. Having just returned from the Slava of my relatives,Β I realised its time to share a little bit more about this special tradition. By definition, Slava is a Serbian Orthodox Christian tradition of commemorating a family’s patron […]

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saturday is for history

I was very lucky to spend the weekend with Emily and my fabulous brother Milan who flew all the way from Abu Dhabi just for 2 days. Saturday morning kicked off with Milan making us his breakfast specialty: pancakes (he is the pancake master after all)! We wanted to spend a lovely day out of […]

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