Flying Solo

Posted on June 18, 2015

I’m writing this blogpost from the airplane that will bring me to Bangkok. The capital of Thailand, the first place I ever saw in Asia (or outside Europe for that matter) and the start of my South-East Asian trip back in January. I’m writing this post on the third time I take this journey and I am writing this because I’m flying solo (again).

The question I get asked the most about traveling by yourself is, “Doesn’t it get lonely?”. To answer this question I would have to say yes and no… Continue Reading

Major Life Decisions & How To Deal With Them

Posted on November 10, 2014

I know, I have been teasing you all a bit with the news I have been wanting to share. I gave away quite a few clues on my birthday and I’m so excited to tell all. When I turned 26, I wrote an article about what I wanted to achieve before I turned 30. It was scary to write but I felt like it resonated with a lot of you guys. I wanted clear goals, steps and a direction to follow in the hopes that all will go according to plan. A year later, I still want those steps and goals but it turns out that life just isn’t that simple and that, sometimes, you have to discover it along the way. But then again, if life would be predictable, what would be the fun in it anyway? Continue Reading

5 Lessons Learned from Refinery 29 (and Beyoncé)

Posted on June 1, 2014

Refinery 29 is a great source of inspiration for the personal development and well everything else that’s lifestyle related. I personally love to check out the career orientated articles. Especially as the urge to develop a project of my own grows stronger and the need to travel is very present. The website keep me keen with interviews of strong independent women and with great angles. I’ve been tweeting articles on a regular basis and I wanted to share the 5 most remarkable lessons I’ve learned from Refinery 29 (and one by Beyoncé -obviously-). Continue Reading

The Puzzle Called Life

Posted on September 30, 2013

I’m turning 26 in a few days which marks the second quarter of a century. Getting older can seem a bit scary to me. It seems like there is a big divide within my peers… Continue Reading

10 things you didn’t know about me // Marijs

Posted on August 27, 2013

1. I have been a vegetarian for 10 years. I started cooking for myself at the age of 13 and have been doing so ever since. Want to know the perfect pasta portion for one?

2. I rarely wear the same outfit during the day and evening. Even when I’m perfectly happy with my daytime outfit, I will always change something before heading out. It just doesn’t feel right to wear the exact same thing. Continue Reading

Birthday Party

Posted on February 13, 2013

It’s been a while since we had our birthday party in Antwerp and I finally got the pictures developed! Here are some of my favorite analogue snaps. They were all made with a Diana Mini.