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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Did you know that…
– In the week of 11th of November Cartagena celebrate’s its independency, since 1811 (after 275 years of Spanish rulers).
– They are so happy about there independence that they celebrate for 4 days and not just one.
– In that week not only the independence of Cartagena is celebrated but also […]
Okay, honestly.. It is not a good day. Even before I was awake I already felt it.. Fear. Mathias was lying next to me and said “Oh my god.. no.. Trump is president”. So before I was well and awake, his words soaked through and my body turned into defense mode, just unconsciously smelling the […]Read More
This picture was taken close to Cabo de la Vela, a small fishing village in the north of Colombia. It captures the mesmerizing effect of nature’s untouched beauty; The growing feeling of potential […]Read More
San Andres… The Caribbean pearl that moved something in us. Read all about our experiences on San Andres, what we loved and what we (unfortunately) didn’t like.Read More
“It cannot all be fantastic. We are not gods. We are humans, with our shortcomings, with our restrictions, vulnerability, and fallibility. Realizing that, can already help a lot.” – Flemish psychiatrist Dirk De Wachter in Flow MagazineRead More