Ayubowan Sri Lanka!

As you may know already I have left my life in the Netherlands and set out for an adventure in Paradise. It has been almost two weeks since my arrival on the south coast of Sri Lanka. I adapted in no time and it feels as if I've been here all along.

25 Best Moments of 2015

The past year has been another wild ride. Lots of new adventures, friends and family, travels, challenges and love. All that I love the most! To honor and express my gratitude for the year 2015 I made an overview of my twenty-five best moments and experiences. No secrets here, I wrote it all down. And twenty-five because that's my age now we [...]

Tomatoes to Unwind

It is not without a reason that according to the philosophy of the five elements cooking (and eating) with attention is considered one of the best ways to get your feet back on the ground. The below recipe is one of the easiest ones we know. You don’t even need a knife! It is one of the quickest ways to wind down by getting in touch with the [...]

‘A spoonful of…’

It was back in 1964 that Mary Poppins sang to us how difficult it is to take your awful tasting medicine and how to solve this issue: “Just a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down”. Of course adding a spoonful of sugar to everything is a sure way to get yourself in a bad place really fast, but it raises an important question: If we [...]

I am

My 23rd year in this body was rather intense. They say that the universe doesn't always gives you what you want, but what you need. And that you will never be given something that you can't handle. Well, all I can say is that the universe has tested me many times this past year.

In Travel

Climbing the Sugarloaf

I love climbing, but unfortunately I wasn’t born with the privilege to have mountains in my back yard so they could serve as my playground when I grew up, unlike Thiago. This Brazilian Tarzan took me to climb the Sugar Loaf mountain and gave me an unforgettable experience.

In Travel

Unexpected Challenges

It wasn’t easy, nor should it be easy. If so, where would the challenge be? No, no, there were challenges enough on my journey to becoming a certified yoga teacher. Unexpected challenges that is!

Appreciate Life

Life is beautiful but to fully enjoy life you need to be awake. Or also called Aware. Many of us go through life day by day walking around half-asleep. They are not present. They don't “see” anymore. They lost sight of what is really important. They don’t look up at the sky. They don’t see how the colors of the leaves change every season. They [...]

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