My world has never been so small… and I loved it!

For the past four and a half months, I have been living on the island of Texel where my daily life evolved around skydiving and flying. About 99% of my time was spent at either three places: the dropzone (Paracentrum Texel), our house in Oosterend (shared with 14 other trainees) and De Kievit (where we … More My world has never been so small… and I loved it!

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Pilots: I don’t want to date one, I want to be one!

Since I was a kid, I have been fascinated with aviation and I wanted to become a fighter jet pilot. When my eyesight wasn’t perfect anymore at age 11, this dream faded. Instead, I decided to become a lawyer because my mum said I could argue very well and the job would fit me. Ally McBeal inspired … More Pilots: I don’t want to date one, I want to be one!

The worst and best flights of 30+ years of plane travelling

Being born in the Netherlands to parents from Hong Kong meant that I travelled in planes since I was a little baby. I really hope for my fellow passengers that I wasn’t one of those crybabies. I have no fear of flying and, as a child, I wanted to become a fighter jet pilot (even … More The worst and best flights of 30+ years of plane travelling