Travel not to escape life But for life not to escape you
The world is like a book And those who do not travel read only one page
It is better to see it once Than hear about it a thousand times

Feels like I've been totally out of the blogging thing for quite some time now. Mostly of course because school has started again so there's much less excitement to write about. Also I'm going kind of busy these days with the school work. It's a masters programe after all. Especially today I've been full of it. My eyes kinda started to hurt from all the readings haha. Apart from two essays I quickly have to write, I also have started looking for internship places for the next semester. So looks like I'm not staying in Sweden for too long this time either. But only time will tell now where I'll move next year. Also, even though I have to do a lot of studying I could find a short break for a vacation already during this fall. Coming up in less than a month now with boyfriend, yaay.

So where will I move next year?

Back to the breathtaking Philippines? Or my favorite vacay place in Europe, Marbella? Or a bigger city in Spain such as Madrid?

Or a real metropolis like Hong Kong or London?

North Pole ?! Okey, just kidding. I'm actually leaning towards Budapest, my next favorite city in the world. Of course after Singapore. So, maybe Singapore again? Or maybe, maybe I will move to a totally new country, a new place?

Tough decision. But Monday I have a meeting with my counselor so maybe she will manage to clear my head. For now, here are some more selfies from the amazing weather in Sweden. It's still summer! I can't believe it!

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Every year we have a week with music, art, theater, movie but most importantly food from all over the world in Gothenburg. Quite spontaneously (most because my boyfriend wanted crepes) I went for a walk in the city today. So full of life. Doesn't happen often in Gothenburg but now there were people everywhere and the city was really crowded. We just went around quickly and had a look at the food offers. Kangaroo burger and mini pancakes from the Netherlands, amongst a lot of other weird stuff. My boyfriend had the pancakes of course and also the crepes.

Right now I'm watching TV with my mom and dad. In Hungary, August the 20th is a huge celebration and they have the most amazing firework show for about 20 minutes!

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Today me and my friends drove to Stockholm for shopping at the Mall of Scandinavia, the biggest mall in Scandinavia yaay. I was a bit disappointed of it's size though, it wasn't big at all. Maybe after the huge malls in Singapore, and even in Budapest where this is just the standard, this didn't feel so big. After some shopping we went to Kista Galleria, that is another mall. We went there because of its food court that is famous. They offer all kinds of international food, like Lebanese, Greek, Persian, Vietnamese and so on. Anyways, now we are back in Västerås, where me and Pamela will spend our last night. We decided for a girls night in wihoo.

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Today Pamela and I took the train to Västerås to visit IKHLAS. Ehm, we are going to bed now so don't have much time to write. We went for some shopping and had a nice girls evening at Ikhlas new apartment. Good night!

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It's Kitty Pops 25th birthday yaaaay! Or actually it was yesterday, but we decided to meet up and well, do something. Since I was on the wedding yesterday I didn't really feel like drinking or partying again so we went with the idea of visiting the best pastry shop in Budapest. We met at our usual place on Deak and walked all the way to the parliament and beyond, having a Langos in between and taking some cool photos. On the way Kitty wanted to buy Strawberry Wine so we went to a fancy wine shop, but unfortunately they didn't have any. We also tried another one, but no luck. On the way back we went with the best sightseeing tram in Budapest that goes beside the river. We also realized that we could have met at another Metro stop closer by, but anyways, we got a nice walk. Kitty even managed to catch some pokemons on the way. She is at level 20 something OMG. Pokemons everywhere in Budapest haha. We said our goodbyes on the metro back but two stops later I realised I forgot to hand her her birthday gift. So she came to the train station to meet up again and waited with me for my train, that was supposed to leave half an hour later. We just talked and then suddenly a man shows up, wanting to ask something but then gets surprised by seeing Kitty and says "(some curse word in Hungarian) you again!". Apparently three years ago Kitty met this dude somewhere and they started to talk for a while. Then they happened to meet again two years later. And two weeks ago they also saw each other, and now this was the fourth time she met this random dude. HAHA, small world huh?!

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The reason I came to Budapest again is because my other cousin got married yesterday. It was a beautiful wedding and she looked stunning. The celebration started at 16.00 when we all gave our blessings to the couple. It was quite a big wedding with over 100 people. As a tradition the couple had to cut out a heart shaped form before they went for the photoshoot. Meanwhile waiting for them to return we mingled a bit and met family and friends that I meet very rarely. On every table special designed cakes waited for us with the couples initials and the date, so sweet. When the couple came back we had dinner and after that the dancing started right away. Hungarian weddings are mostly about dancing. And at midnight it is a tradition that the bride changes to a traditional Hungarian dress and the crowd can buy a last dance with her. After that we continued dancing and got back around 4 o clock. So now I'm still tired haha.

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Vacation time.. but also have to be effective since I'm only here for a couple of days. So started this morning with an Olaplex treatment in a salon named Kleopatra in Budapest. Olaplex is supposed to do magic to the hair, restoring it and making it alive again. After about 10 years of continuously dying my hair blonde I really, really needed this. And the result is amazing. The fuzz is gone and it feels shinier. However the hairdresser recommended me to do it once or twice again to truly revive it. We'll see.. I'll probably only do it in Hungary since it is at least half the price than in other places. After the olaplex treatment I continued with some shopping. Then I did the correction tattooing for my eyebrows. OMG, if it is possible, it hurt even more this time. Like seriously, I have some tattoos on weird places, but doing all of those felt like stroking a feather compared to this. I was very close to screaming. Never again, for real this time! After the torture I met Kitty, yay. Her birthday is tomorrow so we are going to celebrate a bit on Saturday. The evening I spent with my family and friends at a stand up comedy club. Really fun, if you know Hungarian. Anyways, now I'm back at my grandma's. Feeling a bit sick again.. uh, is this a curse? Well, actually I haven't really recovered since last month from the cold, so I think that is what is hitting me extra hard now.

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“There’s an opposite to déjà vu. They call it jamais vu. It’s when you meet the same people or visit places, again and again, but each time is the first. Everybody is always a stranger. Nothing is ever familiar.”

Went on a Gothenburg tour (again) since my cousin and his girlfriend is visiting from Hungary. We started our tour actually outside of Gothenburg, in Tjolöholm, visiting the castle there. My favourite one. Could easily imagine a wedding here haha (not yet though). The castle is located with a view over the sea. Our tour continued in IKEA where we had a swedish lunch and some desserts. I had swedish meatballs, but was to hungry to take pictures before eating. We also visited Oskar Fredrikson's church, Masthugg church and a fort. High up on the mountain beside the fortress we found a bunch of people (at least a hundred) looking at their phones. Took us a while to figure out that they were out pokemon hunting. I remembered seeing this event on Facebook haha. Crazy how big this game has gotten. We finished the tour with some take away sushi. Now we are resting a bit before going out for some party yaay. I got some VIP entrance to a club so it's time to show the Budapest people how the nightlife in Gothenburg is (not much compared to Budapest haha).

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Had a free afternoon so me, boyfriend and his cousin decided to go to Liseberg, but not for the rides, just for playing games. Or, mostly Minh the cousin was going to play. He really wanted to win a big frog. The game was to throw as many small balls as possible into a jukebox during a minute. So he tried. And tried. And tried. He was actually good at it, we always won the second price, that is: a lot of small frogs. But yeah, he wanted the big one. At last he could convince the host for the game to just look the other way and pretend that Minh succeeded. So he got his big frog. And two more friends joined us. I also played a basket ball game with my boyfriend.. and guess what, I won! It was just a competition between the two of us, for cotton candy. So I got one, yaay! Later our friend who had joined said that his brother is a killer at a game where you can win a minion. I've been wanting one since Christmas so he played for me, and after three small minions he actually won a big one. What a lucky day!

I wish this was like today, or yesterday, but I've been so busy so this Liseberg thing was actually on Tuesday if I remember correctly. But haven't kind of been home since then. Anyways, tomorrow my cousin from Hungary is visiting for a week and then next week I'm finally traveling a bit again :)

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Yesterday I went on a roadtrip with my boyfriend and his funny cousin to Borås, a small city about 60km from Gothenburg. The plan was to eat at this Sushi Buffet that has a lot of different types of sushi, which is not so common in Sweden. But unfortunately we found out, just outside of Borås that it is closed during July. Instead we chose Jensen's Böfhus, where they have my favorite steak. It's a chain restaurant so I've been eating a lot there in Gothenburg already, yum! Afterwards we continued walking around the city a bit more. It felt like a real getaway being there. The sun was shining and Borås is such a cozy city. Surely we'll be back soon, if nothing else then for the sushi. We also took the opportunity to make a stop at an outlet store I love, that is only open during summer and has a lot of clothes from Nelly. So I bought two new dresses. Oh and btw, I just LOVE my new Tommy Hilfiger bag that I got in the mailbox two days ago (so just had to snap some pictures with it). I've been looking for that model for over two months now but haven't found it neither in any stores in Budapest or online. But last week I accidentally came across one website where they finally got it back in storage. Yaay. Happy moments :D

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