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Monthly Archives: March 2014

10 days in thailand

By Marlene | Published: 30. March 2014
Spruced-Koyao-Island-Resort1 „Let’s go away one more time.“ I can’t remember who said it first. Probably me. We were sitting on the couch at Christmas, stuffed, happy and thrilled about what the new year would bring. And because so much of what was coming was going to bring huge changes, we suddenly had this idea of escaping to a beach somewhere – before beach holidays would [...]

lazy island life

By Marlene | Published: 28. March 2014
Spruced-Koyao-Island-Resort-Terrace-View Sleep, eat, swim, nap, swim, eat, swim, sleep. Repeat. This what our days have looked like since we arrived on Koh Yao Noi. This has been incredibly easy to get used to. Much as I could get used to waking up to the above view every morning, which is what I see when I open the terrace doors. And the fact that I can get by for a week with roughly three pieces [...]

packing for thailand

By Marlene | Published: 22. March 2014
Spruced-Packing-for-Thailand Aaaand... we're off to Thailand! My first time there and I’m stupidly excited about seeing a new part of the world. Here are a few of the things I’m taking with me. | Leather espadrilles from Lika Mimika. When heels don’t feel comfortable anymore, go for luxe flats, that’s my (new) motto. | Kaftan from Rodebjer. I’m not really sure why [...]