Beyond the adventures, this city gives me the balance and break that I need from my structured Dutch lifestyle. I don’t have anything against a perfectly planned out life, in fact, I dig it. Knowing what I am up to and why gives me comfort, it has always been this way.
I am writing because it reliefs all those internal built up emotions, I always can be just me when writing. I am not a literary genius. But once it is typed out, the weight is lifted and I feel happy and proud that I had the courage to open up and share. The biggest realization of this happened last year around this time. I posted on Facebook the below post, and since then I think I have come a long way. The reactions to this post was the main reason after one year I decided to share more, thank you all for the love. I still have a lot to learn but I want to take a moment and look back...
Just as I am sitting at the office I hear a fabric tearing sound and I look down to my Levi’s jean which I bought in 2012 in Istanbul when I was studying there, and I see my white thighs trying to make a breakthrough like the Jenners. Yup, they have ripped. I got up, … Continue reading Another one bites the dust! – the thigh problem
Last Wednesday, we worked out, and were trying to figure out what to eat. The lovely sushi shop was our answer! After hitting the order button for a yummy poke bowl and some sushi we hopped on our scooter and started heading home. It was a bit rainy and windy but nothing unusual… until … the moment this guy jumped on the road without looking.
It would be lovely to have every month an amazing person, for the big cleaning - you know the one your mother does, the one which gets you high on bleach… but, nope. My income and current lifestyle does not allow me to have help in cleaning.
People have warned me about my strong language usage, from my team lead to my boyfriend. In public, I behave myself – really! Well, at least most of the time.
After two years of travelling up and down to Lisbon, this café has become my harbor. During a working week it is my go to place for lunch…