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Camille Van Puymbroeck is a Belgian freelance journalist with a big interest in anything lifestyle and ecology-related. Nothing makes her more happy than visiting a former Soviet building, overgrown by nature, equipped with a camera and a coffee. Not without an Italian meal afterwards, of course. Her work has previously been published in Metro, Sabato Magazine and Culinaire Ambiance.

25 January 2023

What is Damp January and how does it differ from Dry January?

New year, new resolutions. That’s how it tends to be for most of us. We make a list, be it physical or in our mind, of […]
19 January 2023

Smoking in any public space is now illegal in Mexico

Mexico has just tightened its smoking laws, becoming one of the strictest in the world. As of 15 January, smoking in any public space, indoor or […]
18 January 2023

Half of the world’s population to suffer with allergies by 2050, WHO says

The number of people suffering with allergies will explode within the coming 30 years, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) predicting that half of the world’s […]
10 January 2023

Cigarette companies told they must clear up their own butts in Spain

Spain has introduced new rules forcing tobacco companies to clean up cigarette butts. The regulations follow attempts to reduce smoking in public areas by prohibiting smoking […]
3 January 2023

What actually eases a hangover?

We’ve all been there, at a great party thinking there’s no harm in having just one more drink, we’re all having fun. But we know all […]
29 December 2022

Brussels to get its first public open air swimming pool

The Brussels government approved the proposal by Brussels Prime Minister Rudi Vervoort and Brussels State Secretary for Urbanism Pascal Smet to build an indoor and outdoor […]
13 December 2022

Which countries are best equipped to support their senior citizens?

The natality rate in many countries around the world has gone down compared to a few decades ago. Though the average age of some developing nations’ […]
12 December 2022

Condoms will be free for French youth from 2023

During a health debate with young people in Fontaine-leComte, in western France, President Emmanuel Macron announced condoms will be free for 18- to 25-year-olds in pharmacies […]
5 December 2022

Belgium to ban smoking in some open-air public spaces as of 2025

On Friday December 2nd, Belgium’s federal government defined the main points of its anti-smoking plan with several stricter measures set to be implemented in the years […]
1 December 2022

3 spas close to Brussels for a day of relaxation

It’s official, December has begun and the countdown to Christmas is real, whether or not you’re actually counting down with an advent calendar. For a lot […]
29 November 2022
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Peace of mind for new breed of mobile workers

Don’t let feelings, friendships and other fundamentals of wellbeing be overshadowed by the practical details of relocating Bags packed. Worldly possessions boxed, labelled and ready for […]
27 October 2022

Germany to legalize cannabis for recreational use

Germany’s coalition government laid down plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use.  1. Regulating cannabis Without giving out a clear timeline, Health Minister Karl Lauterbach announced […]
18 October 2022

Hawaii will protect those traveling for abortion care

A new executive order safeguards women traveling to Hawaii to get an abortion. Last Tuesday, Hawaii Governor David Ige signed an executive order to protect women […]
23 September 2022

Holidays improve marriages and lift libido, Expedia study reveals

Honestly, we didn’t really need yet another reason to go on a trip. Contrary to when we have to go to work or when we have […]
22 September 2022
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Walking along water could be a free way to boost mental health

When it comes to keeping things together, we’ve all known for a long time that getting some fresh air every now and then can do wonders. […]
19 September 2022

Sleep quality is a strong indicator of life expectancy, study finds

The importance of sleep for one’s general health is not news. Getting a good night’s sleep is usually an important factor of how the day is […]
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