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How to get started in any new place… and combat lonliness

Let’s be real: being an expat or living abroad for extended periods of time is freaking hard. When you’re far away from your loved ones and familiar home lonliness is lurking at very street corner. During the last 3 years I’ve lived on 4 continents and in 5 different countries. This is my ultimate game plan […]

One Day in Bogotá. Bogotá in One Day.

Today I finally set out to explore Bogotá and had a perfect Sunday. Here’s my walking tour. I left at around 11 am for Usaquén: an artistic, cute little district in the north of Bogotá. Originally it was a separate municipality but as Bogotá has grown and grown the city has just “eaten up” the […]

Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Cameron Highlands are one of Malaysia’s most well-known tourist destinations. The famous tea plantations lie high up in the mountains and make for a great weekend or day-trip. We did it on a nice day-trip. Our friend Sjoerd from the Netherlands volunteered as he had a company car. It is difficult to get to Cameron […]

Comfort Zone Crusher: Volcan Paricutin, Michoacan, Mexico

Comfort zone crusher // Volcán Paricutín, Michoacan, Mexico // 10/2013 // “The most rewarding experiences in my life were moments when I crushed my comfort zone. It was a strenious climb up onto the volcano Paricutín. The night before we only slept about two hours. I was wasted. Still a small group of survivors climbed […]