Types of Travelling and the Pressure of Social Media to Do It Right

Last week, I read this book called Wanderlove (it’s amazing, go check it out!). It’s about a young girl travelling on her own for the first time. She books a group tour at first, but…

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How to build a credit score from scratch // Moving Abroad

This post contains affiliate links. In the Netherlands, people don’t really have a credit score the way you have one in other countries. It really only has an effect on trying to get a loan…

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My TEFL story

I’ve been working from home since 2016 and it’s not something I want to give up anytime soon. I love the freedom it gives me. But, as my main income comes from doing translation work,…

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Why I love to travel

When I was younger, the furthest I ever got from home was Amsterdam, on a day trip with my grandparents. Getting there only took two hours by train. My parents didn’t like to travel. Add…

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Leave nothing but footprints

We’re getting closer and closer to summer and everyone’s planning what they’re going to be doing this summer. I’m no exception. But while I love travelling, it has a huge impact on the environment. So…

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A Local’s Guide to Helsinki

A few weeks ago, I got on a plane and flew to Helsinki, Finland for the weekend to see one of the friends I made in my first few months as an au pair. Knowing…

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How to plan a weekend trip

I love to travel. But, as an adult with responsibilities, it is impossible to do it all the time. So I settle for holidays during school breaks and short weekend trips. Since the start of…

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Backpacks vs suitcases

A few weeks ago, I went on my first trip using a large backpack instead of a suitcase. When I travel, I generally use a small suitcase for trips that last for more than a…

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How to adapt to a new country

Moving to a new country and learning to adapt to life in a new culture can be a massive step out of your comfort zone and one that comes with both highs and lows. The…

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Why you should travel solo at least once

The past two years, I’ve mostly been travelling around the UK (though I’ve also been to Tenerife and Iceland). On my own. And I’ve already written a post with the pros and cons of travelling…

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How living abroad changes you

Moving to England is one of the best things I have ever done. At the time, I was almost done with school and I had no real purpose or direction. No idea what I wanted…

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