Interview with solo female traveler Shaïnah Casseres

In my latest Travel Blogger Interview, I catch up with Solo Female Traveler Shaïnah Casseres who is originally from the beautiful Caribbean island Curaçao. Shaïnah shares insightful travel stories, tips and talks about empowering women to adventure solo.     Who are you and which country do you come from or call home? My name […]

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8 things you learn when travelling solo

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When I started to tell my friends and family that I was going to live in Berlin. Their first question was the same: With who are you going to Berlin with? When I said I was going on my own, their responses were all very similar. “Wow, that shows character!” “Aren’t you scared?” “Will it be safe?” […]

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TRAVEL DIARY VIETNAM: VOLUME 2

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It’s been a week since my last post about Vietnam. Five days ago I arrived in Hoi An and I am staying in a lovely family homestay called the Mai Hung Homestay.  The owner used to be a literature teacher for second-grade students until he had to retire. He is always a well known published […]

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7 WAYS TO BEAT THE WINTER BLUES

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Temperatures are getting low and the days are way too short. My mood was falling as fast as the thermometer when I was in The Netherlands. And I’m starting to feel like nothing but a very strong pot of coffee will get me out of bed. Yup, the (winter) blues are kicked in. Here are […]

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Travel Diary Vietnam: Volume 1

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From the moment I arrived at the airport, butterflies filled my stomach. I was so excited for the unexpected, the people in Vietnam, the food, the culture and the breathtaking landscapes that Vietnam has to offer (I did some research beforehand). But also because I left my phone at home. I figured that this could […]

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