• Confessions of a travel blogger,  Greece

    Confessions of a travel blogger part 4: six things I learned in Athens!

    A couple of weeks ago I attended TBEX Travel Conference in Athens. A great experience that was inspiring yet pretty overwhelming (just imagine, 1.000 travel bloggers in one place!) but also a great learning experience. It took me a while to realize but I’ve actually learned a lot in Athens, mostly eye openers that don’t really have to do with travel blogging at all. Today I’ll share my 6 favorite learning moments with you. Why 6? Well, 6 Is my lucky number. It’s a long story but it already brought me a lot of luck in life. A lot of money as a kid (my grandfather used to give me one…

  • plog,  Sunday social travel talk

    October recap: 4 countries in 4 weekends!

    While contemplating the past 6 months on a never ending train ride home earlier this week, I was wondering about the craziness of my travels these days. While I thought traveling from Norway to Curaçao to Turin within 2 weeks back in June was pretty insane, I can’t help but think that October was even more hectic. During the week I worked and in the weekends, I traveled. Four different countries in four weekends. Packing on Friday (or any other day), leaving the next morning, back on Sunday night and unpacking on Monday. Then work, gym, sleep and packing again. My friends have a hard time keeping track of where…

  • Greece,  plog,  Sunday social travel talk

    A week in pictures: from Belgium to Athens

    Normally whenever I travel, I do a week in pictures, or at least I try to. (Go here to see all previous posts, such as pictures from Curaçao, Norway and Canada). This time, we came home from Belgium and then I just traveled for half a week. But I thought it would be nice to share the pictures anyway, since I went to TBEX, which is Travel Bloggers Exchange and THE place to be for beginner to intermediate bloggers. All sessions were in English so that’s why this time I’m only doing this post in English… it wouldn’t make sense to translate certain things into Dutch. Sunday –  our second day…