When I told a friend in Indonesia about the last part of my year-long travelling, his reaction was: ‘wow, you live an amazing life!’. I thought to myself: well, yes, it could be worse. But it could be better as well. And this made me think. It made me think about life in general, about… Continue reading A friend said to me: ‘You live an amazing life!’ Well…. do I?
It’s crazy how time can go slowly and fast at the same time. Three months ago (note: written in november 2016) I arrived in Malang, to start my adventure as an English teacher. I didn’t know anything about this city, or even Indonesia as a country. I didn’t know anything about the family I would… Continue reading The Islam from a different point of view
When I left the Netherlands one year ago, some people (read: my mom and dad) were afraid that I would meet the love of my life at the other side of the world and never come back. Well, one year later, I think I did. But don’t panic, it’s not how you might think it… Continue reading Finally, I have found the love of my life
One year ago I had never seen a hostel from the inside, I had never travelled outside of Europe and I never talked in English because I was too afraid to make mistakes (f*ck that, everyone makes mistakes, even in their first language!). One year ago I couldn’t imagine that I would meet the most… Continue reading One year later: what I’ve learned from travelling solo.