Ode to Sunday

There is no better boost than a well spent Sunday to start the week. Sundays are for waking with the magical feeling that you don’t have to answer to an alarm clock. I’m usually on my own, and it’s those moments I cherish by creating […]

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bits + pieces

Summer. sunset chill sessions antwerp city corners cocktails at nine smiles + sunshine festival food for the win berries + summer reads spontaneous drinks tropical in the city

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Amsterdam

Spent a short two days in Amsterdam last week. One of those cities where you can just wander around in. Wander slowly, have a coffee, discover a new bookshop, watch people pass by on their bicycles. I did visit The Rijksmuseum for the first time. […]

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The in-between

We’re nearly halfway through the year. Time for some reflection I thought. Or maybe not. Maybe I should forget about the past, embrace the now and not look ahead to the future. The in-between. The in-between jobs. The in-between houses. The in-between relationships. The in-between […]

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Rotterdam

A five day weekend calls for a trip abroad. A five day weekend during the busiest weeks of the year (a holiday + extremely hot weather for this time of year) also makes air travel ridiculously expensive. So I decided to take a trip a […]

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Prague

I needed this trip. Ok, I sound really spoiled saying that. Nobody really needs to go on holiday. Or do we? Are holidays a necessity rather than a luxury? It has definitely become a necessity for me. I need to get away every so many […]

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bits + pieces

Time flies. It does, doesn’t it? Spring is just around the corner. I can feel it, smell it, almost taste it. After weeks of rain, I’m ready for some Vitamine D. My mom came to visit the past two weeks. Some well-deserved quality time. Just wanted […]

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Priorities

Remember I have a blog? This question is just as much addressed to myself. It seems like I only use this blog to document my travels. And yes, that was the original plan. When I started it was easy as I was traveling constantly for […]

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Washington DC

The holidays, the most wonderful time of the year. I used to love Christmas when I was younger. All of the lights, the smell of the trees, the presents on Christmas Eve, the food, the cosiness. The older I get though, it seems I’m turning […]

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twothousandandsixteen

this year I: realized that sometimes it is important to disconnect and enjoy my own company. froze my ass off in Berlin. enjoyed the sunshine, but got sick in Barcelona. washed an elephant in Laos. ripped my pants in Vietnam. celebrated my 28th birthday. saw […]

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2016 in books

“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall.” - Roald Dahl   My list of books I’ve read this year. A lot of rereads I find and not […]

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w e e k | e n d

Go to a coffee shop. Sit by the bar with the glass windows and look out. Look at all the people running to catch a train. All the girls with one too many shopping bags. All the couples too in love to care. Then you’ll […]

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