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10 ways to help dogs in need

Did you know many shelters in NYC and in USA have a kill policy? Some dogs that come in are euthanized within a few days or a week. They don’t get a fair chance to get adopted. Many “mega” shelters get 80 to 100 dogs A DAY to care for, dumped by their owners, found […]

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40 things to do with kids in New York City

If you did not know yet, I tell you now: New York City is a great place to live, and to visit! In 2012 NYC broke a record with the amount of visitors & tourists they welcomed: 52 million! And it has been going up ever since. Mayor Bloomberg, who resigned at the end of […]

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New York City outdoor workout with friends!

It’s Summer in NYC and this one is the mildest of the last few years… We are in mid July and the thermometers haven’t reached 100 degrees yet. For me there isn’t a better combination than meeting with friends and doing a New York City outdoor workout! Last week our best friends Ricardo Baldin and his […]

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9/11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM

9/11 Memorial Museum

That one day in September 2011. Everybody remembers where they were at that exact time. Where were you?  The Netherlands, September 11th 2011. I just had cleaned the stables and fed the horses and went inside my family’s home. It was about 3.15 pm and I turn on the TV, just to unwind for a […]

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Third Person movie

When I heard I could go with our friend miss Tina Louise to a screening of the movie “Third Person” for Academy members only (yes, the ones who choose who gets the Oscars), I was really excited because this was a movie by Director Paul Haggis. I was a big fan of his movie “Crash” […]

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Just Married!

On the birthday of my late father Rob Engel, 29th of January, Dirk Verest and I, Lonneke Engel, would like to announce our marriage to the World! I am a lucky woman and have never felt more excited for our future together!  Just married! Dirk and I are extremely happy with our intimate & spiritual […]

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New York City Winter Movies tour

Whether you are visiting New York City during the Winter or Christmas, or are just at home and want to see some nice family movies during the Holidays, here are my 5 favorite movies to watch in the Winter time. And maybe you can go visit the film locations in New York City! Check my […]

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular NYC

I love the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Hall in New York City! The show, which has run over 85 years, always makes me happy. It is a true Christmas celebration, with many highlights. In November and December the Rockettes perform, and during the Holidays even up to 6 (!) shows a day! But even […]

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A great alternative to horse drawn carriages in NYC

You might have heard that there have been a few incidents involving carriage horses in New York City in the past. While on duty, the horses in these accidents either got hit by a car, died while working, or got spooked for one reason or another. If you have ever been in NYC, and especially […]

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Salud organic juice bar NYC

I love exploring New York City and finding great neighborhood gems! This time I discovered Salud, a family owned juice bar business with 2 locations in Brooklyn and NYC. We went to the NYC location, located on Thompson street in Soho, NYC. Salud Organic juice bar NYC is a small place with lots of turquoise […]

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Change Brazil

I was born, raised and educated in a country that I’ve always loved but that never exceeded my expectations. That’s because every single one of us Brazilians knows how valuable our land is – talking about ALL aspects !This is the first time after a long period, people are finally going to the streets to […]

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plastic vs. glass straw

I went to one of my favorite raw restaurants to grab some lunch, and I noticed that they are selling Glass Straws. And I thought ‘WOW! A glass straw is an amazing solution for our plastic waste problem!’ it is very small but still a big help! Think about how much garbage already exists on […]

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