The travel effect

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 […]

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San Andres, Colombia

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.

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About happiness, ignorance, and life

“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 Magazine

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Hold it right there, young lady!

Do you remember that feeling when you snuck out of the house to do something adventurous and you try to sneak back in super quietly but your mom catches you and says: ¨Hold it right there, young lady! Explain yourself?!¨ Nope, me neither.. But that is how I think I’m feeling right now. Except it’s […]

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 4)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 4: The last Crusade – “On the very end of their adventure, Christiana Jones decided to make a statement against modern society and show his sympathy for the traditional lives of the remaining indigenous people..”

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 3)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 3: Kingdom of the Crystal Scam – “..Then their guide finally told them the truth..”

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 2)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 2: The Donkeys of Doom – “..So they both put on their wet clothes again, knowing that after 10 minutes of hiking, you wouldn’t be able to see or smell the difference with a dry shirt anyway..”

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 1)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 1: Raiders of the Lost City – “..The sweat was dripping of their faces like waterfalls down the mountains..”

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To be or not to be.. a volunteer english teacher?

As you may know, the purpose of this blog is discovering. This means I am trying a lot of new things to figure out the life I want to live, living in Cartagena, Colombia. Now that I’m here, I feel obliged to myself and to you guys to get the most out of this adventure. For me this means […]

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Getting back on track

You’re not feeling like yourself? Not exercising as much as you’d like? Not doing the things you want to do? Feeling stuck in a feeling you cannot really describe other than “Bleh”? Well.. I am, and this is what I am going to do about it (or at least try, let’s stay honest)!

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