Tag: backpackerlife

Greece – Hikes in Santorini

I’ll be honest – Santorini was a surprise. I ended up there (almost) by chance. I found a cheap connection to Sicily after a month in Crete, but before booking the flight I was a bit hesitant. Would it be too expensive for my standards? Too touristy and maybe overcrowded? Its popularity spreads in fact certainly further than the Cyclades group…

Since I have been living my way

Every day is truly a new day. There is a recycling of energies and ideas and colors that give me life. I feel I am finally holding the right brush to paint my days just as I want them to be. Since I left Holland and a permanent job, as weird as it may sound, I have been working a…

How I lose my ego

I help out. I smile while I shift the focus from me to the one who is next to me. I want to climb down from the stage where my parents put me when I was born. I am not the only one populating this planet and I am as worthy as anyone else of love, compassion and understanding. Volunteering…

What travelling means to me

I’m an avid reader. My kindle is loaded with 300 books and I love checking out blogs, articles, Instagram pictures with captions. I love inspirations. I love learning new things, especially when they are related to other cultures, languages or points of view totally different from mine. I love discovering how people live. What do they fear in the deepest…

I knew this day would have come

The day I am exactly where I wanted to be.   I quit my job because I want to be in a warm place. I quit my job because for the last couple of months I used to wake up with a rusted grip inside. The issue was not my office nor my colleagues. The issue was with my own…