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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro has 414 articles published.

The boyfriends of birthdays past

in Dating by
Birthdays are much better with mutual acceptance (though muffins wouldn't hurt either).

They increasingly became part of the celebration, rather than the chief reason to celebrate.

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Vienna: It was love at third sight

in Travel by
Vienna, to me, is an acquired taste. (Photo: public domain)

“Walking alone and in silence, I finally caught a glimpse of its pulse and its soul.”

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Holiday commercials: naughty and nice

in Culture / Entertainment/TV by
Yes, advertisers use the holiday season to reinforce traditional family stereotypes. They use holiday ads to foster mass consumerism. But they still produce some damn good holiday commercials, or at least ones that make you laugh, for whatever reason. I'm not a shopper, but felt like sharing them with you. Happy 2018! (Photo: public domain)

They might make you laugh; they might make you cry. But they won’t go unnoticed.

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Silvester parties to ward off winter funk

in My Leipzig/What's on by
Here are some local Silvester parties in Leipzig you can be loud and merry at. (Photo: public domain)

So you decided to stay in Leipzig, and need a last-minute plan to celebrate New Year’s Eve? Have a look in here, if you want to keep the evil German winter spirits away.

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Orient Express: old plot, new eye candy

in Movies by
Despite having perhaps far too big shoes to fill and being a bit absurd at times, Branagh's version of Murder on the Orient Express was fun and beautiful to watch. (Photo: public domain)

It’s a nice way to wait out a snow storm (could we have a “white Christmas”, after all?) or a full belly. Fun and beautiful to watch, with big stars and impressive cinematography. Be prepared for kilos of makeup and unexplained plot additions, though.

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Podcast: local fun & book to curl up with

in Literature/What's on by

This December, you might be looking for a different story. This is what our last podcast for 2017 tries go give you.

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