Travel

Getting over your fear of flying

As a Dutchie living in England and a lover of travelling, planes are like buses to me. I fly at least eight times a year; sometimes even more. This includes visiting my hometown in the Netherlands, going back to my home in Manchester and holidays. And even with all these flights every year, I am still scared […]

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Dream holiday destinations | Palm Springs

In this new little segment I’ll talk about the places that I haven’t been to yet, but would love to visit and why! As a traveler, I’ve been to many different countries and cities but that only makes me more excited to discover new places. Today I’d love to talk to you about one of […]

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Pokemon Go Safari Zone Review

On September 16 (my birthday!) my boyfriend and I were in Paris for the first Pokemon Go Safari Zone event. I’ve been loving Pokemon Go since it first came out and when we heard there was a special event being hosted on my birthday, we decided we had to be there! Now I’m back in […]

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5 things you have to do in Mallorca

Last summer my boyfriend and I travlled down to Mallorca for a five day holiday. The beautiful Spanish island has so much to offer, but I think we spent our five days very well. I love how we’re both very active on holidays, we like to do things and visit places rather than spending five […]

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Four reasons to visit Austria in Summer

Last week I spent hiking in the beautiful Austrian mountains with my family. We didn’t have any summer plans – only me going back to the Netherlands to visit them – but my mom spontaneously booked a holiday on a Monday and we left on the Tuesday. I’ve been to Austria countless times, mainly in […]

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Visiting Rome

In 2015 I visited Rome for a few days with my mom and my sisters. Back then, I wrote about what we did in those five days and give some tips for future Rome travels. They’re still relevant to today, which is why I decided to post this older post onto the new blog. Enjoy! […]

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The resources I use to learn Japanese

Almost a year ago I started taking Japanese classes at my university. I already had some basic knowledge from self-study but the “pressure” of having deadlines helps me revise much better than having to do it all by myself. Also having a Japanese native teaching me the things I find difficult saves me a lot […]

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Learning Japanese

I am studying Japanese! Yes, the language that seems so difficult associated with anime and sushi. On top of my normal English and Creative Writing degree course I take extra Japanese classes as my university provides them and I didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to learn Japanese from a Japanese teacher. I’ve […]

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