19 April 2019 – Reflections on Couchsurfing as a solo female traveler

19 April 2019 – Reflections on Couchsurfing as a solo female traveler

Yes it's a depressing photo and it was taken at a time when I was sad...but I think it fits the topic well. So I’ve tried Couchsurfing quite a few times now (Thailand x 2, Switzerland, Salvador, Medellin, Guatape and now Lima) and I think I’ve done it enough to form some sort of opinion. [...]

8 April 2019 – the beginning of the second week of my workaway in Barbosa, Colombia

8 April 2019 – the beginning of the second week of my workaway in Barbosa, Colombia

I've finally finished work today - it was pretty chilled to be honest because Chad (my boss) wasn't here so I got to do things at my own pace (normally we're up by around 6-6.30pm but I was allowed to wake up whenever I wanted). Apart from the lights around the gazebo and moving the stuff [...]

3 April 2019 – Working in an organic farm in Barbosa, Colombia

3 April 2019 – Working in an organic farm in Barbosa, Colombia

If you read my last blog, you'd know that I recently caught a bus from Medellin to Barbosa to start my next Workaway. I was in desperate need to be immersed in nature and to have a routine again. What did I think before? I applied for about 10 Workaways and 3 places responded. There [...]

Chivalry is not dead (at least in South America)

Chivalry is not dead (at least in South America)

1 March 2019 – just a random thought about Brazil, South America and self-confidence This entry is very personal to me. So enjoy, be gentle and understand I’m opening the doors of my heart to you. I’m allowing my vulnerable enemy to attack and potentially breaking my healing wounds. Judgment is a natural human reaction…but [...]

Diary Entry: Day 5 of my family holiday in Malaysia last year

Diary Entry: Day 5 of my family holiday in Malaysia last year

I just recently stumbled upon something I wrote almost a year ago before I went on my first solo trip. It's always so interesting reading something I wrote in the past because it's almost like I'm digging up old feelings or even watching a scene from a movie in my life. Sometimes it's embarrassing because [...]