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KIGALI SERIES: Night at the cinema

Saturday, November 26, 2016

''Each week, I'll provide one or two snap stories about living in Kigali.'' So, a few weeks ago, a few friends invited me to the cinema ( the Kigali century cinema ), the right word is *convinced* me to go to the cinema with them! It was a Sunday evening, the Sunday you spend imprisoned in your ...

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“YOU ARE ENOUGH!”

Friday, October 14, 2016

That is the answer that I got at the Collective Rw fashion press conference, hosted at the Innovation Village in Kigali. The Collective RW is this group of fashion designers in Kigali who decided to put their effort together in order to showcase their creations on the runway. It’s like fashion week basically, but created by ...

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SPRING IN OCTOBER

Friday, October 14, 2016

For the big part of the world, if I may say, October= falls=orange leaves=pumpkin spice latte=cute booties and trenches=beautiful pictures on Instagram (this one beats everything hehehe) and so on. Well, October in Kigali (Rwanda) is pretty different but not less beautiful. Basically from May to end of September, it is summer (yes, we follow that ...

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GIRL UNINTERRUPTED : Meet the so much more Carine

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Today’s post is about Carine. She is a software engineer, an artist, a traveler and so much more… She’s been bitten by the traveler bug, and spends most of her weekends, long weekends, and holidays, on a train or plane. Last year, she even took a sabbatical year, dedicated to traveling and discovering. And yes, she was ...

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BOOK REVIEW: Le sourire de Mandela (Knowing Mandela) by John Carlin

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

I think we all know who Mandela is. We all think we kinda knew him. Well, I thought I did. So many things have been said about him, that I actually sometimes hesitate to buy his biography or another book about him thinking I know his story and it would be just a repeat of ...

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DEODORANT HACK

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The other day, I run out of deodorant. It happens. And the paranoia that follows that moment of realization happened too. I started freaking out a little bit and hopped that I won’t have to hug anyone for the day. Luckily my mom was around, and I asked her if I could borrow hers. (Yes, that ...

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