All flights cancelled

Just three weeks ago, everything looked pretty great. I had just completed my PPL theory, work was going well, we were about to go to New York for a few days and I was finally about to start my official PPL flight training.Oh, how things have changed… That goes for everyone in most parts of … More All flights cancelled

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Plot twist!

A little history This is a photo of my apartment in The Hague. I moved here after 4,5 years of living in different countries, moving into a new apartment every (half) year or so and after a turbulent time in Egypt. When I moved into this apartment, I was longing for some peace and quiet, a place … More Plot twist!

Wandergreed

Eight years ago, I went on my first backpacking trip through seven Southern African countries in six weeks. I particularly loved Botswana and Malawi. People told me that if I love Botswana, I would surely love Namibia. But, since I was travelling by public transportation, the best places in Namibia were hard to reach without a car (preferably … More Wandergreed

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

The traveller’s guide to dealing with street children

It’s International Street Children’s Day today. The situation of children and young people living and working on the street is horrendous. As a traveller, you often see street children or other vulnerable children, especially in poorer and developing countries. By being generous and ‘doing good’, you may actually be causing harm. What should an ethical, conscious traveller do or not … More The traveller’s guide to dealing with street children