7 lessons from Héroes Fest 2017

Colombia is evolving. We see this not only by the increasing amount of tourists exploring the wonders of this beautiful and divers country, but also in Colombia’s startup scene and innovation ecosystem. This is the result of public initiatives supported by the government, like iNNpulsa and Apps.co, that increase venture capital, the entrepreneurial culture and mentality, […]

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How sometimes everything falls into place

It’s been almost two months since my last article. If you haven’t read it, maybe you should. Now, we are two months further and I feel like I am already on another roller coaster, and here’s why: While spending an amazing time in Belgium for the holidays, I had the feeling that the previous 7 months […]

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The Limoncello Lad

He started out brewing limoncello in his basement. Now he just sold his first 300 bottles. Phaedo Thys (27), founder of Signore Distilleries, is just in the beginning of his entrepreneurship but already wished he started way earlier.

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two thousand seventeen

Happy New Year my dear friends and family! I know, I am a bit late, but that’s okay because I was too busy celebrating love, friendship, family, Antwerp and Belgian food. To say it in Michael Van Peel’s words: We survived 2016. I don’t really like looking back because what’s done is done. But if I’d […]

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The Wooden Plate

This little art craft was found by my sister. There is this man on the flower market (where they sell more fake flowers than real flowers) who has them stapled in a corner. They are so beautiful. Just rub them in with olive oil from time to time and they last for evah!

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Quote of the Week – 7 dec

In exactly 10 days, Mathias and I will step off the plane back in Belgium for the first time in 7,5 months (WAY TO LONG!). We are very, VERY, excited 😀 I can’t wait to go to the ‘Frituur’ and eat the best (!!) french fries in the world.. That are obviously not french but Belgian. […]

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Fiestas de independencia

So in the week of 11 november, Cartagena celebrated its independency, remember? Of course, we had to check this out.. The Cartageneros say that this year was a rather weak edition as the Misses from around the country didn’t come to Cartagena because the election of Miss Colombia didn’t take place. And no ‘Reinas’ (Queens) = no […]

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Quote Of The Week – 15 nov

Another week, another quote.. I was on the phone with my sister the other day.. she was driving home from work and was stuck in a traffic jam. Suddenly she started laughing and said.. “Aah so funny, the lady in the car next to me is going loco singing and dancing in her car!” I said […]

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