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On Why “Today” Is My New Favorite Word

March 21, 2013

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Today is yet another beautiful day, made even more so by the fact that I’m spending it doing absolutely nothing at all. No chasing waterfalls, no wandering around, no pushing myself to see sights I’m not really all that interested in at the moment. Today, I’m simply here, listening to the sounds of life along […]

A Day In Ayutthaya (In Pictures)

March 7, 2013

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Sticking my head out of the open window and looking behind, I could still see the high buildings of Bangkok reaching for the sky, but ahead the landscape was the greenest of green, with nothing more than a few shacks lining the railroad. Every once in a while, we’d pass a burning pile of rubbish, […]

Early Morning In Bangkok, Thailand

March 2, 2013

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It’s 6:30 in the morning and the sun has barely risen above Thailand’s capital city. On my way over here I passed people setting up their streetstalls, and tuk-tuks already merrily whizzing around. It’s easy to imagine the city hasn’t slept at all. Above me, birds are singing their morning songs and behind me, a […]

Packing List For 3 Months In Asia

February 21, 2013

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While some dread the daunting task of packing for an extended trip, I discovered that I’m a big fan. For me, carefully deciding what to bring and what to leave at home is part of the pre-trip fun. Nevertheless, it wasn’t the easiest job. I’ve packed, unpacked and packed again about three times now, getting […]

Preparing for Southeast Asia

February 15, 2013

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With only 10 days to go until departure it’s time for me to break the silence and leave a quick note. Over the past few days I’ve felt rather odd. I think the idea of me actually leaving hasn’t really sunk in yet. Something that has been a vague and distant dream is suddenly becoming […]

What 2013 Has In Store

January 14, 2013

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Yes, I realize I’m a bit late with the almost obligatory 2013 post. To be honest, I have no excuse other than the truth; I’ve been stuck in a rut for the last few weeks and sadly, that rut didn’t include a lot of writing. Even though I have to admit I quite enjoyed the […]

A Little Interview…

January 12, 2013

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A short while ago I did an interview with the Dutch travel website Backpackgek.nl; the blog of 2 people who left behind their life in The Netherlands to travel the world. For all you Dutchies; if you haven’t checked them out yet, go do so now! Their stories are inspiring and will make you want […]

Looking Back: An Adventurous 2012

December 28, 2012

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‘Tis the season to be jolly… and I can’t help but get a little bit sentimental. The end of 2012 is very near, and what a wonderful year it was! Like every year, I’ve had my ups and downs, but in the end it has been nothing short of spectacular.  I thought it would be […]

What A Difference A Day Made

December 14, 2012

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I felt like the worst girlfriend ever. Here we were, at Eindhoven airport, bags packed and ready to fly off to Rome for a romantic getaway. A boyfriend who surprises you with 2 plane tickets for your birthday, it couldn’t be more perfect. Then why wasn’t I excited? It’s not that I didn’t want to […]

My Very First Award

December 10, 2012

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I’m proud to announce that I’ve been nominated for my very first award; The Sunshine Award! The Sunshine Award is given to bloggers who positively and creatively inspire other bloggers. I think I speak for any blogger when I say that that’s exactly what you hope to do by putting your stories out there. It’s […]