MY KIND OF TRIP: TROUVILLE-SUR-MER

Why choose Trouville ? When you live and work in Paris in August, and you’re broke, because you’ve somehow spent all of your money on small weekends here and there, and you cannot afford a vacation somewhere exclusive, such as South of France or Greece, what do you do? You go to Trouville for five days, […]

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How do you curb your food cravings?

Weight fluctuation has always been an issue for me. I was never fat, but I was never skinny either. Growing up in Italy, surrounded by pizzas and pastas, didn’t help much. I have always been a food lover, and Italian culture taught me to really appreciate food with all of my senses. Quality food cooked with […]

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WHAT DOES THE WORD “SOULFUL” MEAN TO YOU?

The word soulful is a big part of the name behind my blog, but I have to admit that I have done no plausible research before choosing it for my web domain. Actually, I am still wondering how did I come up with it in the first place? Was it inspiration, spiritual guides whispering into my […]

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IS MEAT GOOD OR BAD FOR YOU?

Yesterday evening I went out to dinner and indulged in a mind-blowing meat course. After posting a few snaps of my delicious meal on Instagram, I was instantly challenged by my followers with the question: “What happened to your healthy lifestyle choices, Julsie?”. I want to reassure everyone that I continue to promote a  vegetarian […]

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HAVE YOU EVER TRAVELLED ALONE?

You have probably noticed that solo travelling is currently in vogue. Maybe ten years ago you would be considered a ‘weirdo’ eating your pasta alone in a trendy restaurant, but today you will look cool. We do owe a lot to movies, such as Eat Pray Love and Into The Wild, for striking our wanderlust […]

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How do you tell the difference between a Crush and True Love?

Do you get crushes easily? I do. Ever since elementary school. When adults would ask me silly questions, such as “Is there a boy you like in your class?”, I would give out a list of three to four names. I just couldn’t pick  one; I liked ’em all. My mother always laughed about it, and […]

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