10 Undeniable Facts About Being an Expat

10 Undeniable Facts About Being an Expat

Living abroad as an expat is a thrilling adventure paired with its ups and downs and something in between that. See, you miss your home, but you're so happy with your new home. You’re not quite a local, but you’ve also passed the stage of being a tourist. You’re adapting to a new culture and [...]

Six Surprising Benefits of Being an Expat

Six Surprising Benefits of Being an Expat

»So, here you are. Too foreign for home, too foreign for here, not enough for both.» -Ijeoma Umebinyuo Although this quote might seem somewhat sad for some of you, this is the perfect caption of the life of an expat. And it is not at all sad, it is unique in all its ways. Being [...]

Reflections on Expat Life: What I’ve Learned So Far & Tips

Reflections on Expat Life: What I’ve Learned So Far & Tips

The loneliness of the expat is of an odd and complicated kind, for it is inseparable from the feeling of being free, of having escaped. This quote captures the feeling of being an expat perfectly . You are free. You have taken distance from your life at your birth town. Yet you are alone, on [...]

Sunshine Blogger Award: Q&A’s

Sunshine Blogger Award: Q&A’s

I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by The Travel Architect. She gave me this incredible opportunity to be nominated for this award and challenged me to answer these 11 questions (+1 bonus question). They contain some really personal information that not a lot of people know about. Because I am so passionate about [...]

Take Your Own Travel Bingo!

Take Your Own Travel Bingo!

Share with me your end results and funny stories and I will shout out the best ones on my social media channels!

Thalassophile’s paradise

Thalassophile’s paradise

The subtle wind brings you the smell of a salty ocean while your feet sink deeper and deeper in the soft sand. Every step brings you closer to the warm and beautiful Mediterranean ocean. Palm trees cast a pleasant shadow over your body while you lay your feet in the burning sun. In the background, [...]

The Trip That Didn’t Go As Planned

The Trip That Didn’t Go As Planned

Destination: Buenos Aires.The plan: stay in the city. That's it. One goal. One plan. One place.  An excited, yet half asleep girl is strolling through the hallway in the airport while in the background there is a subtle smell of coffee and the metal spoons clinking against the coffee mugs of other awaiting passengers slowly [...]

Make the Jump: Go Solo Female Travel!

Make the Jump: Go Solo Female Travel!

Solo female travelers have seen a lot of revolutionary changes the past years. It is now more accessible and more acceptable to travel alone as a woman, even if it is at the other end of our dear world. Something that used to be not done, is now a must do in every woman's life. [...]

The Journey of Traveling

The Journey of Traveling

To me, traveling is not about getting to new countries as much or soon as possible. It’s about the entire journey. Traveling is about the smell of that sweet coffee of the place around the corner you never planned on going to, but is now your favourite place to have breakfast and plan your day. [...]

Olá, Linda Lisboa!

Olá, Linda Lisboa!

It’s been three and a half months since I’ve moved to sunny Lisboa. Okay, I admit, it’s not always sunny here. But winter is packing its bags and spring is just around the corner. A lot of people ask me: do you sometimes have regrets about moving to Lisbon? My answer is: I miss my [...]

The Caribbean Paradise Curaçao

The Caribbean Paradise Curaçao

One of the main reasons I booked a trip to Curacao were the pearlwhite beaches covered by the lagoon blue waves and the deepblue, endless ocean. Those aspects did not disappoint me. What everybody should know before heading to Curacao, is that in the touristic parts, you almost feel like you’re on a set up [...]

Why Barcelona Has It All

Why Barcelona Has It All

This post is dedicated to the most magnificent city I have yet visited. This is an ode to the vivid, beautiful, warm and open city Barcelona.  Also: this is NOT a call for tourists to come and visit this city. Seriously, there are enough already. I just want to INFORM you guys about it. You [...]