9.4.16

Düsseldorf randoms and a bit about me

A few snaps that I shot during my short visit to Düsseldorf. The weather was great and spring mood was clearly in the air. 
I got nominated for a Liebster Award by Fabienne, another passionate travelblogger from Luxembourg. Usually I don't participate in blog awards - I may have done it once or twice in my early blogging days. In this case, I will at least answer the questions and share a bit about me. 

If you could take someone with you on your trips, who would it be?

I wish I could travel with my parents. 

Name your three favourite places you've been so far

London, LA and Hong Kong.

Your best travel memory

There are so many, I could probably write a book about all of them. 

Your worst travel memory

Getting mugged in a tunnel in Rio in 2014.

Suitcase or backpack?

Suitcase.

What was your very first travel memory?

My mum taking me to the Belgian seaside.

Sun or Snow?

Sun!!!

Apple or Samsung?

Is that a question? Apple of course.

What inspires you to travel?

Life is short and I want to have been to as many places as possible before I die. I get bored easily and I need to change scenery on a regular basis. 

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? 

I would do a rotation between Luxembourg, London, LA and Hong Kong. 

What is your next destination? 

Unless a spontaneous day trip comes up, my next destination is Brussels. 

Thanks to Fabienne for nominating me. Please feel free to share your answers to any of the questions above in the comments. 

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  1. I love reading your answers! When are you going to Brussels? I didn't think you would go anywhere else until Capri lol you travel so much!!

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  2. I am going next weekend just for a day. It's really around the corner, 2 hours by car.

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  3. Getting mugged in Rio must have been so scary!


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  4. You actually should write a book haha, I would totally read it! Gosh getting mugged would've been so terrifying.
    My answers wouldn't be that interesting, but I'd be opposite to you (team backpack, and I'd choose snow!)

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  5. Cara E9.4.16

    That Rio experience sounds terrible you poor thing! And I love travelling with my parents <3 gorgeous photos too!
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  6. Denise9.4.16

    Loved your answers! KI totally agree with travelling with my parents again and that I feel bored very easily! Sorry, I was dizzy (really dizzy!) last week, and now back again with full power :) I guess I need vitamins, my food habits are bad, I grant! Hope you have a great weekend!
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  7. I love the new design of your blog! I'm from Argentina and it's near Brazil so I know what you're talking about, it's a shame that those things happens all the time in Rio ): but I'd love to read a book of all of your travel experiences, they sound so fun! Love the photos, as always :)

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  8. These questions are really interesting. I did not know you got mugged inside a tunnel in Rio. How awful! I am glad to see you weren't traumatised by the experience though. One of my worst travel memories was almost getting mugged in JFK airport in NYC.

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  9. Wow, I love the new blog layout! I didn't realize that you'd got mugged once - must have been scary

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  10. Amazing post! Loved reading it. ;)


    Love, Marie Roget

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  11. Love the photos!! And your new layout is amazing!

    xx
    Xin

    http://xincerely.blogspot.com

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  12. martynaaleksandra10.4.16

    Beautiful pictures as always! I have to catch up with your posts - I'm having my finals in three weeks and I rarely go on my computer these days, haha! Good to see that you had a nice time in Dusseldorf :)

    Martyna x

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  13. Violette10.4.16

    Great post and pretty pictures!

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  14. beautiful picture sweety :D

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  15. That's so scary to get mugged in a foreign country! Eek! This type of misfortune can break the whole trip's spirit. Glad to know a little bit more about you through this questionnaire.

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  16. Nice post.dear! http://vladabush.blogspot.nl

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  17. Siffat Haider10.4.16

    These pictures are stunning. So sorry to hear you got mugged in Rio! I got pick pocketed in Barcelona and it was such a terrible experience!
    xo
    Siffat
    http://icingandglitter.com

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  18. The Cosmopolitas10.4.16

    Your pictures are so beautiful, dear! Love them!
    💕Sara from http://www.thecosmopolitas.com

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  19. Lenya10.4.16

    Congrats on the award, Anouk. Nice to know a little bit more about you. Stunning pics, btw. Happy Sunday, babe.
    xox
    Lenya

    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  20. Sybil10.4.16

    OMG!! too beautiful!! Love all these images!

    Have a great weekend!

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  21. It was so fun getting to know you better Anouk! Your passion for travel is very evident on this blog :) And congratulations on the award!

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  22. I love learning more about you and I strongly believe you should write a book

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  23. Pamela RG11.4.16

    The pizza loots delicious. Düsseldorf in the spring looks nice and the buildings look so modern. It's so nice knowing more about you. I would like to live in London too. Stay safe in Brussels.

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  24. PLAYING WITH APPAREL11.4.16

    Oh wow this blog post makes me so happy

    Hope you had a great weekend beautiful

    Filipa xxx
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  25. Your new website looks fabulous! I love the layout!
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  26. Trang Do11.4.16

    Love these photos!

    Xoxo,
    Love from www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

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  27. Glad you like it Laura!

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  28. Sorry to hear about this. Yes, these are very unpleasant experiences but at least we got away safely!

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  29. Mónica Sors11.4.16

    What a lovely city, like this building ;)

    xx

    Mónica Sors

    MES VOYAGES À PARIS

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  30. Pretty photos ! it was so fun getting to know you better ! :)
    Have a fabulous Monday !

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  31. Gorgeous photos, as always, Anouk. x

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  32. Absolutely love blossoms!! Great to know a little more about you as well

    Happy Monday Doll! Kisses,

    BLOG | TAISLANY

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  33. Anna Katina11.4.16

    Ganz schéin den neien Design fum Blog!

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  34. I would have answered "sun" 1 year ago too, but if you ask me now, I'd answer "sun and snow" :) Love the first photo!

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  35. Haha, yes my thoughts exactly Apple, although today I am having issue with my Smartphone. How nice that you would take your parents on your travelling ventures. Lovely photos Anouk!
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  36. Im so sorry you got mugged in Rio, must have been so horrible! Love sun too and I agree, life is too short, better enjoy it at the best visiting many places possible. The first pic is breathtaking, seems the perfect pic to represent the spring. Happy Monday Anouk! xo

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  37. Loved finding out more about you and great pics! Gemma x
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  38. Amazing photos :)

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  39. It was great getting to know you more through these questions, girlie, and congrats on being nominated! I've heard so many great things about Hong Kong, that's definitely a place I'd like to visit. I'm sorry that you got mugged in Rio. Someone stole my purse in a JFK bathroom on a trip to Atlanta, GA here in the states, I had so many memorable things in there, so I know the feeling. Anyway, thanks again for sharing and these photos are so beautiful!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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  40. trishiekoh12.4.16

    Spring certainly looks like it has arrived in Dusseldorf! The blossoms look so pretty. I laughed out lout at the response re. Apple vs Samsung (I feel the same).

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  41. Sisters and Glitters12.4.16

    Wow, beautiful photos, the pizza looks so yummy also! Xo, Sophia from http://www.sistersandglitters.com/

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  42. I love flowers, so beautiful photos

    Anbill www.missydress.se

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  43. I'm glad you answered Apple there! I'd also love to read that book on your travels. I feel like you would have so many tales to tell and it would be such an incredible read.

    Sxx
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  44. These photos are so gorgeous! It was so lovely getting to know you better - love these types of posts xx

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  45. Nice answers. I am sure you have a fantastic relationship with your parents if you would take them to each of your trips! That is wonderful!

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  46. Edita Lozovska12.4.16

    Some amazing answers - we have quite a lot in common <3 <3

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  47. Jane Fitfabfun12.4.16

    Lovely post with such amazing photos!
    xo, Jane
    http://www.fitfabfunmom.com

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  48. what a beautiful photography x
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  49. Love these shots- and love London, too. One of my fave cities. :)

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  50. Dusseldorf looks fabulous :) Enjoyed reading all of your answers too

    Rachel xx
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  51. Beautiful pictures! ♥

    Happy Wednesday!
    xoxo Suzy ( ˘ ³˘)♥

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  52. Cute little post to get to know you more! Love your photography.

    Stephanie | www.stephykeung.com

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  53. Sad to hear you got mugged! That would dampen my travel spirit. Still keeping my fingers crossed that it'll never happen!

    Love, Richel. | Richel Goes Places

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  54. That was a fun Q&A I loved your answers :) http://www.bauchlefashion.com

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  55. It's nice to get to know a little more about you Anouk! Like you, I'm a huge travel fanatic and I'm rather obsessed with HK myself! I also got nominated for this award, but didn't answer any questions yet. I like your responses, so I may just do one of my own after all...

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    Love, Mary

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