Please note THIS BLOG HAS MOVED to www.nicolebasaraba.com (as of January 2012).

Hello and welcome to Uni-Verse-City!

No, not the Ivy League universities you hear of, dream of, or for those lucky enough to attend. So why is my blog called Uni-Verse-City? This name leaves room for versatility to write about: travel, books, and living in Brussels.  So for all readers who are interested in these things, I will write one (uni) entry (verse) as often as I can no matter where in the world (city) I am. I write travel stories, reviews (books, food, fashion) and other lifestyle topics.

Blogging schedule: Travel (Mondays),  Writer’s Uni-Verse-City (Wednesdays), Culture/Lifestyle (Thursdays), Book Reviews (Fridays).

About the author:

Growing up in Western Canada, Nicole Basaraba was always skipping to her own beat. Not being a hockey fan, having no skills in skiing or snowboarding, always being cold, and having never tasted maple syrup, she is what you might call a “bad” Canadian. After studying some history in university and always dreaming of seeing Europe, Nicole moved to Brussels, Belgium to live, work and travel of course. She soon discovered that there is more to Belgium than just its delicious chocolate and she decided to stay in Europe for an undetermined period. Working in print publishing and website content management by day, she writes travel articles, book reviews and other lifestyle/culture articles about her fun and interesting experiences in Europe by night.

My website (freelance writing & editing): www.annotationseditorial.com
You can find my tweets here: @nicolebasaraba
More travel photos over at my Facebook page – I hope you *like* them (hint, hint)
Goodreads: lets share book recommendations
Email: annotationseditorial@gmail.com 

Copyright: All text on this website is original and written by Nicole Basaraba. If you would like to refer to any text written here, please use quotation marks and link back to www.universecityblog.wordpress.com. All photos from the travel posts are taken by Nicole Basaraba, unless otherwise stated. If you would like to use one of these photos, please include photo © Nicole Basaraba and a link to this blog.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you like what’s here and will stick around for more to come.


13 Responses to About

  1. Donna says:

    Nice blog.

    I think my story of Ice Cap’s may have influenced this story?

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  3. Alexis Grant says:

    So glad you stopped by my blog, because that led me to yours! Does look like we have a lot in common! I’d love to learn more about living in Brussels… I’ll be back!

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  5. Hello,

    I enjoy your blog so much, I am passing along to you the “Versatile Blogger Award”. Details at http://cosytravels.wordpress.com/2011/10/27/the-versatile-blogger-award/ Thanks for the great reading, thesweetkitten!

  6. showard76 says:

    I hereby award you the versatile blogger award! congratulations 🙂 http://showard76.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/versatile-blogger-award/

  7. Glad I found your site! Always looking for some excellent travel pieces to read 🙂

  8. Fallon says:

    Letting you know I awarded you the versatile blogger award.

  9. I love your intro! Belgium is a beautiful place – with the best chocolate… I keep this secret while living in Switzerland 😉 Fantastic blog, you do really well with it, I look forward to following your writing!

  10. K windsor says:

    when I first moved to londoni On, i was so homesick (having lived in London UK) i started a blog comparing life in the 2 countries but did not keep up with it.. now that i have seen yours i wish i had and i know its not too late to continue, my own blog. I have done a fair amount of travelling and am still travelling and need to share it. so thanks for this

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