Merel Theisen http://www.mereltheisen.com Personal website and blog. The trendy town of Tulum http://www.mereltheisen.com/blog/5697070107197440 May 1, 2017

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The Maya city Tulum is located in the southern part of the Riviera Maya, about which I wrote my first blog post in this series. But since there's so much to see and do in Tulum I decided to write a separate post dedicated to this trendy town...
Isla Mujeres and Riviera Maya http://www.mereltheisen.com/blog/5730192894984192 Apr 20, 2017

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This is the first post in a series about my recent trip to Mexico, or more specifically the Yucatan Peninsula. I travelled around the northern part of the peninsula for two weeks and will share my experiences with you in the coming blog posts. In this post I'll tell you all about my time in Isla Mujeres and the Riviera Maya...
5 Reasons to go to a Hackathon http://www.mereltheisen.com/blog/5678807906254848 Sep 26, 2016 5reasonshackathon

]]> Last weekend I flew to Zurich to attend my second "Hack Zurich", the biggest hackathon in Europe. Overall that was the fifth time I went to a hackathon and while I got on the plane I found myself thinking, "Why do people go to hackathons? What is it that makes people want to spend their whole weekend working on a project they've just come up with?" So during the weekend I tried to find out several reasons to got to a hackathon.. City trip to Lisbon http://www.mereltheisen.com/blog/5711312218750976 Sep 5, 2016 lisbon_header

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Lisbon is the perfect place to go for a city trip. It's not too big, but there's still plenty to see and do to fill several days. It's a city with a lot of history, beautifully tiled buildings, iconic yellow trams and delicious custard cakes...
Brunch Hotspots in London http://www.mereltheisen.com/blog/5645478960037888 Jun 11, 2016 brunch_header

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Brunch is one of those fantastic things to do in the weekend when it feels like you have all the time in the world. It's a perfect activity to do with your best friends, family, your lover or even alone if you feel like spoiling yourself...
Vacanze Romana http://www.mereltheisen.com/blog/5753952654065664 Apr 10, 2016 <romeheader

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Rome is one of those cities you simply must visit once in your life. At school I learned a lot about the Roman Empire and even studied Latin for a couple of years, so when I visited Rome for the first time, I wanted to see all the places I read about in my books. I went to the Colosseum, Vatican City, the Spanish steps, the Pantheon, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and more..