DO-A-THON: a week of intentional living

A couple of years ago, I read an article about a “Do-A-Thon”. You take one week (or more, if you need it) to do stuff that you would usually procrastinate. And I thought this sounded…

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Things to remember when changing host families

It’s that time of year where a lot of new au pairs are starting their job. And others are changing their host families. Because sometimes, things just don’t work out – and you’re not quite…

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Tenerife // Travel with me

Monday morning, the 17th of December 2018, my host mum drove me to the airport. My Christmas holidays had officially begun and that afternoon, I boarded a plane to Tenerife. Not where I’m going to…

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Reflecting on 2018

This post was actually supposed to go online last week. But I kind of neglected this blog while I was in the Netherlands with my parents. So here it is – me reflecting and looking…

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2019 Resolutions & Goals

  Happy new year everyone! Let’s hope it’s going to be as great as 2018! In last week’s post, I mentioned that I still had to set myself some goals and think of resolutions for…

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Preparing for 2019

First of all, Merry Christmas! I hope you’re all having a lovely holiday! Since I’m at my parents’ house for the holidays, I kind of started preparing for the new year early. “At the start…

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Things I learned in 2018

I have another post coming up in which I actually reflect on the things I did the past year but I figured it would be a good idea to take a moment and think about…

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Pros and Cons of Travelling Solo

If you have been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that I like to travel (mostly through the UK). And usually, I travel alone. Because I really prefer to be on my own…

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Saving money as an au pair

When it comes to saving money, I go through periods where I save all my money followed by periods where I buy way too much stuff that I don’t need (mostly books). Here are some…

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Christmas Bucketlist

I only really started to like Christmas last year – and then I didn’t realise how much I was looking forward to it until it was almost time to leave England. This year, I’m way…

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Clumber Park // Travel Diary

When I was visiting Nottinghamshire, I didn’t just go to Sherwood Forest. I also went to Nottingham (do not recommend) and Clumber Park (recommend!) Clumber Park is a beautiful estate that was once the seat…

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