BOUNCING BACK FROM A FRENZY OF FESTIVITY

December and January always seem to get to me. After Christmas, I get myself together to go all out on New Year's Eve and then, still slightly broken from a cracking party, I gather my final strengths to celebrate my birthday on the fifth. Yes, I absolutely love eating delicious food, being around amazing people and,…

TIME TO CHOOSE: CAMPING OR BACKPACKING THE CANARY ISLANDS?

Oh yes! It’s time for a new adventure! I decided on a whim to book a ticket to the Canary Islands, or at least one of them: Tenerife. Based on the little knowledge I had from the Canary Islands, my initial plan was to take my tent and go hiking. Last week, I spent some…

ACTING ON IMPULSE: NEW ADVENTURE COMING UP!

Lees je deze post liever in het Nederlands? Dat kan hier. Those who know me are probably aware I can be a little bit impulsive at times. When I come up with an idea, I want to execute it immediately or - at least - take the first steps. If I don't, I get a…

EXPLORING HABITS: THINGS YOU’LL NOTICE WHEN YOU LOSE THE BOOZE FOR THIRTY DAYS

Guess what, I did it! For thirty days I did my thing without a single drink. Now I’ll tell you about some things I've noticed during these days of voluntary abstinence. While I didn’t crack a bottle every day, I did feel like alcohol was prominent enough in my life to subject it to a…

CHOICES AND WHAT TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN YOU MAKE THEM

Last week, due to the fact I had to make some myself, I’ve been thinking a lot about choices: small choices, life-changing choices, the process of making them, what influences our choices and how making one makes us feel. As they're part of our everyday life, and sometimes extremely hard to make, today’s blog post…