Barcelona: Bodega 1900

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Bodega 1900

When Koen and I travel, choosing where to eat is very important to us. So of course we first wanted to eat at Tickets, but soon realized the impossibility of a reservation. We settled for the next best thing – lunch at Bodega 1900, one of the concept restaurants by Albert and Ferran Adrià (of El Bulli fame).

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Barcelona: Quimet & Quimet

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Round One

If you are researching the best place for tapas in Barcelona, you will definitely find Quimet & Quimet on the list. The café was recommended to us as well by a friend of ours so we decided to go our first evening!

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Barcelona: Inch Bar

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Inch Bar

Koen and I just returned from a long weekend in Barcelona, where my graduation was being held. We stayed in the Gràcia neighborhood, in the north of the city, where Park Güell is located. Of course it’s fun to explore the neighborhood!

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Brewdog: Thesis Defense Done!

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Time to celebrate!

A couple of weeks after turning in my thesis, I needed to head to Brussels to defend it. After a lot of preparation to be able to present and answer any questions they may possibly have – it’s over! I’m finished! No more classes, no more papers, no more exams, done!

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Roji: Celebrating my finished thesis!

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Roji

Finished! Finally finished! After three months of no free time – researching and writing in the evenings after work and on my days off – my thesis is completed! One step closer to my MBA!

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Dinner at The Jane

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The Jane

 

Finally, finally, finally! We finally were able to secure a table at The Jane! The impossible became possible! The Jane is the 74th best restaurant in the world for 2017 and holds 2 Michelin stars. You can only reserve 3 months in advance and the opening is posted at 8:00AM. After two years of trying the waiting list we were able to go!

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Day Trip to Rotterdam

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Exploring Sleep Mode: The Art of the Screensaver

When I found out our friend Rafaël had an exhibition in Rotterdam at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Koen and I planned a trip to see Chris and Hannah so we could all go together. Definitely worth visiting if you’re planning a trip to Rotterdam in the next months – we had so much fun!

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Macon, Georgia 2017

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Macon Beer Company

My parents have lived in Macon, Georgia for a few years now, so with this visit they were able to show us around and take us to some of their favorite places.

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London: City of Westminster

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Carnaby Street in Soho

While in London, I did a lot of exploring in the City of Westminster. What is the City of Westminster? It’s an inner-city London borough, but also holds city status. Confused? Me, too. Almost any London site you can think of is in City of Westminster.

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London: King’s Cross

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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

The last few times I’ve been in London have been for work, not really for sight-seeing. But this time Koen needed to go London for work, so I tagged along and was able to do some exploring – including the neighborhood where we stayed – King’s Cross, while Koen was in meetings and conferences.

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