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Kaffee und Kuchen in Vienna


I only had one thing on my must-do list when I visited Vienna – I wanted to have kaffee und kuchen in a nice shop. This is thanks to my childhood obsession with… Continue reading

One way to calm an anxious mind: Notice when you’re doing OK — ideas.ted.com


“I’m all right, right now.” Happy October! I tend to feel suspicious when I feel happy or upbeat. I’m always aware when I feel exhausted, depressed or blue, but rarely am I aware… Continue reading



I’ve been away for a while. It’s not only because of the quarantine. Here’s what happened. There was a major shake-up at work in January. I can’t really talk about it, but it… Continue reading

Food Trip in Singapore


It was only supposed to be a music weekend devoted to U2 concerts, but somehow my trip to Singapore also turned into a food trip where every meal (or almost) was delectable. Dinner… Continue reading

When a book is more than a book


Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks is more than just a book to me. Here’s why. First of all, this is Tom Hanks we’re talking about. When it comes to celebrities, I either love… Continue reading

Let the Christmas Marathon Begin!


Originally posted on mister beebop:
Every year at Christmas I alternate between a full-on Scrooge mode where I hate everything about the holiday, and a Tiny Tim persona where I love everything and…

Cheers to remote workers!


Last November was my third anniversary at my current company. It’s an online travel agency based in the Netherlands, with staff working from all over the world. For the last three years I… Continue reading

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