• Confessions of a travel blogger,  Sunday social travel talk

    My 2 year anniversary as a travel blogger

    Although this blog has been around much longer than two years, I always see the summer of 2013 as my real starting point: the moment when I decided that my life was too boring and that I was carrying a shitload of creativity on my back that I couldn’t get rid of. Martijn was guiding in Iceland and I was home, trying to survive the heat and getting drunk on tequila sunrises every evening. My life – an office job, a house with a mortgage, friends coming and going, a trip every now and then … the same thing year after year. I got tired of it. Really tired. So one…

  • Confessions of a travel blogger,  Sunday social travel talk

    Confessions: I’ve got the Blogger Blues

    Let me start by saying that this post is not meant to complain. There are not many things I truly dislike, but I just hate complaining and try to stay away from it where possible. If somebody is complaining to me, I always try to tell them to go and do something about it instead of whining. It leads to funny conversations such as “But what can I do about the weather” – “Well, you could move to somewhere else for starters” just to give you an idea.   When I started blogging, there were two important things I learned: – Never complain. See above.  – If you are going to be away,…

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