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Isla Santa Fe

I thought a lot about how I would like to portray my Galapagos trip on my blog. And although I shared quite a bit on Instagram I played around with many ideas about what/how to structure my blog posts. The main tool I would like to use to share my experiences is photography. Not a […]

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Galapagos Islands

Admittedly I have been planning this Galapagos islands trip in my head for about 10 years. I knew from the very beginning that visiting these islands will be a once in a lifetime magical experience and I was right ! But boy, the experience far exceeded my pent up expectations. What these islands sent my […]

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butterfly pea tea

Butterfly pea tea is a magical tea. I discovered this magic tea in December during our trip to the island Koh Phayam in Thailand! Butterfly pea tea has a number of healthy properties as well as changing colour when you add one key ingredient… Health benefits: caffeine free good for skin and hair improves eyesight […]

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victoria falls

                the magnificent vic falls was also part of the itinerary on our last trip to Namibia. we opted to go on the Zimbabwe side. and with our passports full of stamps from Botswana and Zimbabwe I am here to say the drive from Katima to the falls […]

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simplicity and selfishness

a recent trip to Namibia left me pondering philosophical questions about the reasoning behind conservation aims. After writing my master thesis and going back into the bush it made me realize that we, humans, are more to blame than we care to think …

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aloha

I have taken a bit of a hiatus from blogging but recently I was reminded how important it is for me to share and keep up regular posts. I guess part of the reason is lack of routine – or maybe that’s just an excuse. I was recently talking to a dear friend and I […]

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“…flowers in her hair”

San Francisco, I won’t lie, has a lot of similarities to Vancouver, but somehow as I continue to explore this wonderful city, something is missing. Something rooted in the essence of self human satisfaction – like when you cook dinner for your close friends and you look over at them cutting into their tomato and […]

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the western world through a Namibian mirror

It is a fact that after arriving in Katima Mulilo for no more than one week a resonate feeling of confusion subsisted and wouldn’t leave my side. Sure, maybe the Malarone contributed but according to my doctor the Malarone would not be the root of the problem after a couple of days, because at that point my body would […]

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kyoto’s cherry blossoms

What’s there to say about Kyoto that hasn’t already been said :)? It’s paradise – utter paradise, during the cherry blossom season. And I am sure that the paradise still remains after all the cherry trees have lost their blossoms!

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more tokyo

The hustle and bustle of the fish market early in the morning was impressive. Everyone was driving these electric carts, very closely resembling a golf cart without a top, loaded with fresh fish, herbs and vegetables on their way to be delivered to their customer.   “This place was a liability, with signs no one can read, […]