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Upon bustling into a warm restaurant on a chilly night, there is nothing more satisfying than finding a roaring fireplace and Glühwein on the specials menu. The delicious German-Austrian winter brew is served piping hot and steeped in spices; the perfect combination to take the edge off a frosty evening. Translated directly to “glow wine”, […]
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The online Oxford Dictionary defines a loft apartment as a “room or space directly under the roof of a house or other building, used for accommodation or storage.” We at BigCityLife define it as an insanely cool, chic and intimate architectural masterpiece that could very well be an indoor treehouse. When I was seven years […]
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We can’t get enough of Scratch the Surface’s pretty crockery, each featuring a scribbled tableau straight out of a storybook. Ymke Hemminga is the paintbrush behind Scratch the Surface. This illustrator extraordinaire originally hails from a “Benoni-esque” village in the Netherlands where she was forced to find humour in the mundane or die of boredom. […]
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