Europe, Turkey

The power of sight! Lasik Eye Surgery in Istanbul

9 August 2015

This post is for all of you out there struggling with the decision of getting laser eye surgery. I mean, who doesn’t want to wake up in the morning and see perfect right away!? I dreamt of that moment for such a long time and undergoing this procedure was one of the scariest but most rewarding decisions I ever made.

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Lifestyle, Travel Trivia

Greetings from all over te world

2 March 2015
Hello - word written on a smudged blackboard

I find it so interesting that a gesture or how we do and say things in one country can mean something completely different in another culture. Like saying ‘hello’. There are countless ways to greet each other but how do you do it the proper way when you are abroad? This infographic gives you an idea on how to make a good first impression.
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Asia, Philippines, Reviews, Travel

Smokey Tour: A life changing experience

4 February 2015
slum tour

Ever experienced something that will change the way you see the world? On my last day in the Philippines I joined two tours, offered by Smokey Tours: Slum Tour and Cemetery Tour. These tours opened my eyes and thought me under what extreme circumstances people can live and how fortunate most of us are to grow up in a country where you will be taken care of, even if you can’t take care of yourself. I learned a lot that day and it’s an experience I want to share with everyone who wants to read about it.
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Asia, Philippines, Travel

Catching waves at La Union

22 January 2015
surf la union

Something you may not know is that the Philippines has a number of great surf spots to offer. Zambales, Siargao, La Union and Baler are four up-and-coming surf destinations that are getting more and more populair among international surfers. I like to try out new things and of course, when I saw that La Union was ‘only’ a five hour bus ride away from Manilla, I had to go. This is how I spend my last few days of 2014, at the beach, on a surfboard.
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Events, Lifestyle

Connect with travel blogger conferences from all over the world

17 January 2015

Less than 24 hours ago I was still on my way back to Amsterdam after spending two amazing months backpacking through the Philippines. After this experience I just want to travel more and see more beautiful destinations and meet more interesting people. I had no time to rest, because the Vakantiebeurs (english = vacation fair) was about to kick off it’s first day. As a travel enthousiast, ofcource I had to be there.

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