I’d had the tea and everything

I just spent two weeks in Morocco and I had a great time. I loved the old medinas, the food, the desert landscape, the mountains and the sea. I will definitely come back one day to see the south part of the country. But throughout my stay in Morocco, one thing was bothering me: the…

What I would have done differently in Cuba

I had a blast in Cuba. I fell in love with this beautiful country. Before I went I had read a lot about this country. But it is ever changing, especially now, and you can’t be prepared for everything. There are a few things I would definitely do differently if I would go again.I felt…

Reality check

Today I turned 29, one more year till 30, as someone pointed out on a birthday card. I always looked at people in their 30s as grown-ups, people who have their lives sorted. Those people who look full of confidence. I feel like I never got rid of all those insecurities that show up in…

Home turf

I often joke about being homeless. And technically I am. I don’t know what to answer when people ask where I live. I don’t know what home is anymore. It’s not the place where I grew up. I isn’t even the country where I grew up. Only on paper. Home is a place I’m looking…

Driving backwards into the future

Things didn’t exactly go as expected. After working my ass off all winter, I’d saved a nice amount of money to explore the South Island with. I had it all figured out. First up would be a loop through the very south, then across to the West coast, explore the glaciers, and zigzag my way…

Your budget is your choices

So often people tell me they wish they could do what I do: travel. So often I am asked how I can pay for it all. I did save up before I left my country, but I am far from a rich person. There are many ways to save money or travel for cheap though.…