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From Hamburg, with love!

Travel: UZWEI concept store in Hamburg | Bikinis & Passports

My flight touched down at 10am in Hamburg today and I decided to take 2 hours for myself, away from my laptop, to grab some lunch and do a bit of shopping. The outcome? My personal mini-guide for Hamburg and a little diary of my day, as seen through the lens of my phone…

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20 random facts about me.

vicky heiler - 20 random facts about me | Bikinis & Passports

I’ve been blogging for almost 6 years now. That’s a long time! Imagine having the same job for 6 years … Naturally, my blog has grown since I first started publishing posts back in February of 2010. I am incredibly greatful to be able to call my favorite hobby my job, and am eternally thankful for all the wonderful things that come with it (ie. all the traveling). However, I am well aware of the fact that my blog has also gotten more “professional” over the years….

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our sunday tradition, a.k.a. spaghetti bolognese

Meals & Coke: Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe | Bikinis & Passports

Growing up, meals together with the family were always the most important part of the day. Still now, we love to celebrate food and eating together every chance we get. To me, those evenings at home with my parents, when everyone comes together are super special. With all of us off in different directions and traveling a lot, those occasions are rare. I cherish the fact that my mom and dad taught me to truly appreciate the food on our table, especially as something to bring family and friends to the table for an evening of laughter….

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waking up in NYC.

TRAVEL: waking up in NYC - Bikinis & Passports

Back in February of 2010, I started this blog as a personal outlet. A space of my own, where I could talk about the things that make me happy on a daily basis: fashion, food, travels, interior and beauty. Little did I know, that one day, I’d be waking up in New York City for Fashion Week.
Fashion weeks, especially in NYC, always seemed so far away, so unreachable and such a dream….

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