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My Top Tipps To Plan Your Wedding

Planning a wedding is stressful. This is no news to you? Well it was for me. I knew that it CAN be stressful, I just thought that if you approach it in a really relaxed way it would be a breeze. But no. In the end you are still organizing an event for friends and...

How to make YOUR 5 year plan.

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." -Walt Disney So much can happen in five years, the possibilities are endless. I often get overwhelmed with dreams and plans I have for the future, which leads to procrastination and ends in me...

#AwesomeMonday 7

Another week another Monday. Last week was full of family and friends time, which was brilliant. My fiancé and I also made some great steps in the wedding planning process, as we started designing the invitations. Here are the things I am thankful for this week: Apple...

My Fall Bucket List // 2018

It is finally fall, autumn, Herbst however you wanna call it. As much as I love the summer, I am really happy that I can wear scarfs again, cuddle up on the sofa and drink tea. This fall I wanted to set myself some goals for the season, to make the most of it and...

#AwesomeMonday 6

Autumn is finally here, the air is crisp, the leaves turn the most beautiful colours and it is sweater weather again - Yay! Last week was exciting, because we adopted a cat, it was very spontaneous and we are head over heels in love with him. So these are the things I...

#AwesomeMonday 5

It's Monday! And today I am actually really excited. No particular reason, just love the fact that I have two whole days for myself, working on new projects. That's probably the biggest thing I am thankful for this week. But here are a few more: Overnight Oats...

#AwesomeMonday 4

So, it is September all of a sudden. Where did the year go? The last weeks especially feel like they have been escaping me. I have had a lot of work to do and I went to Paris for a few days last week, which was amazing. Here are the things I am thankful for right now:...

August Favorites

Stand Up Paddling For years I wanted to try Stand Up Paddling and somehow it never happened. A few weeks ago I finally got the chance to give it a go and I really liked it. The Alster in Hamburg is super busy when the weather is nice, but I actually quite enjoyed...

#AwesomeMonday 3

What a whirlwind of a  week! Do you know those weeks, where, on friday afternoon, you feel like you need to sleep the whole weekend to recover from it? I had a week like that! New exciting projects are great, but I tend to put a lot of pressure on me, which makes it...

#AwesomeMonday 2

Another week another #AwesomeMonday! It starts to feel a lot like autumn today and I must say, I really like it. Time to cozy up on the sofa, light a candle and drink tea! Last week was an emotional roller coaster, so here are three things I am thankful for: My...

How to set goals and stay motivated

When I was at Uni, I loved planning and setting goals and dreaming about my future. Recently I feel like I was a bit lost. I didn't really have any specific dreams or wishes for the future to work towards. Now this could be an amazing place to be in, goals achieved...

#AwesomeMonday 1

When I worked a normal corporate job, Mondays used to be really difficult for me. I just didn't like starting the new week, knowing I would have to go to that same office every day and not really knowing what for. Back then I started (and stopped and started) to make...

4 reasons why you should cry more

I love crying. It is one of the most liberating and authentic things you can do. I am not saying, that I would love to just cry all the time, that would certainly be exhausting, but once in a while, it can really help. Crying is one of the few honest feelings, that...

Chit Chat #3 – Self-employed

When I decided to try out a freelance career, I considered quite a lot of factors. Will I earn enough money? Where will I find customers? What do I want to offer them? How will I offer my services to them? How much should I charge? And many, many more. Taking a step...

3 Books you should read this summer

Stuffocation - James Wallman We live in a consumer society in which bigger and more is better. But how much stuff do we actually need? What is too little, what is too much? James Wallman looks at many different approaches and tries to find a realistic solution for a...

CHIT-CHAT #2 – Podcasts

I first got into podcasts when I was traveling in South-East-Asia a coupe of years ago. I was traveling solo so I had a lot of time to browse my way around. Back then I was head over heals in love with "Stuff You Missed in History Class" & "Stuff You Should Know"....

CHIT-CHAT #1 – The New Year

It is 2018, whoop whoop! I actually enjoy the start of a new year! This year especially is promising to be a good one. I have set myself all the resolutions and am super motivated to stick to at least some of them. One of my resolutions is, to write more blogposts and...

Vietnam – Halong Bay and Hanoi

I was sooo excited to go to Vietnam, I had heard so many awesome things about it and after two weeks of chilling in Bali I was ready for new adventures. Even though it was a little bit annoying, to be ripped off by the taxi driver right after arriving in Hanoi, I was...

I am back

Hey there, I am back. - It has been a while, how have you been? I am now living in Hamburg, I work as an Idea Manager and also study Journalism. To ease myself back into blogging I will publish some of my uncountable draft posts, that I started when I was travelling...

Bali – Canggu, Uluwatu and Kuta

Canggu If you want to learn surfing in Bali, I think this is the place to be. It is not too busy, one of the cheaper places and it is just really nice. I ended up not surfing here, but I did the other thing that Bali is famous for which is Yoga. I was just in a state...

Singapore

About six years ago I spent a 24 hrs stopover in Singapore. I did a sightseeing tour and to be honest, I wasn't impressed. So on this trip I was determined to give it a second chance - and it was worth it. Frankly, I think about everything has changed in this city...

Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur and Pulau Tioman

Kuala Lumpur On my way from Thailand to Singapore I spent a week in Malaysia. Looking back, a week was way too short but hey, I can always come back. I flew from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur and had a little culture shock. After I had spent a month in Thailand in the jungle...

Thailand – Koh Phi Phi and Maya Bay

Koh Phi Phi I reached Koh Phi Phi by taking a ferry from Krabi on the west coast from Thailand. Koh Phi Phi is a tiny island without cars, that I loved. I could walk everywhere and there was no traffic noises which made it feel so relaxed. Maya Bay The reason I went...

Thailand – Koh Pha-Ngan and Koh Tao

I had been in Thailand for a bit over two weeks now and haven't seen a beach yet, this screams for a change of scenery: Off to the islands. I booked a flight from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani with Air Asia, even though I was a bit sceptical about this airline, I can now...

Thailand – Pai and the Golden Triangle

This already feels like it was ages ago, but I just didn't have the chance to post this earlier. Pai When I came to Thailand I hadn't even heard of Pai. But since I hadn't planned anything yet I followed my fellow new travel buddies to this adorable hippie town north...

Thailand – Chiang Mai ‘The Hike’

  Booking Back in Bangkok I booked a hiking trip through the jungle close to Chiang Mai. Looking back, I could have gotten it way cheaper if I had not booked it there and I could probably have been more selective about the kind of hike I booked, but I am still...

Welcome to Thailand

When I plan a trip, I don't usually think about all the things that could go wrong. I just prepare whatever I think is necessary and expect the best. So usually I just freak out really briefly right before the trip. This time was no exception and I worried that my...

Leaving London

When I moved to London, I read a lot of articles and blog posts about how awesome London is and how to best settle in, what to do, what not to do and so forth. That was amazing and definitely made my arrival and my time in London easier. But for what I did now, there...

Monday

What is wrong with this day? Back when I was studying I never understood how the 'working people' would always complain about that super mean Monday. Why is this one day so much worse than any other day of the week? I didn't understand. Now I do. I have been working...

Welcome 2015

Yes I know, this 'New Year' is already 5 days old now. But there is just such a pressure, writing one of those 'Year in Review' or an amazing 'Welcome to 2015' posts I couldn't handle it in the middle of all the serious reflecting and planning at the end of the year....

8 things I love about Chrismas

I went Christmas shopping today and it was quite unsuccessful to be honest. I have been in Christmas mood for a couple of weeks now, but just didn't feel like getting into the Christmas gift shopping madness yet. Why no? Well I came up with a few good reasons: No time...

5 Tips on how to make your dreams come true

Are you never scared? Which thoughts do I have to avoid to be able to follow my dreams? Is it not difficult? What's the long-term plan? How do you start, what are the first steps to realising your dreams? I have heard all those questions quite often in the last one...

Writing as a hobby and one of the hardest things to do

Hey there! I have so many things to write about. My head is full of ideas, my draft box is bursting. I have started to write 6 Blog posts today. But they don't want to be finished let alone published yet. Not one of them feels really right today. Those 6 drafts might...

Meet my 14 personalities!

Today I would like to introducing you to someone! A bunch of people actually, please meet my 14 personalities: 1. The Traveller 2. The Workaholic 3. The Optimist 4. The Extrovert 5. The Settler 6. The Nature-lover 7. The Artist 8. The Daughter 9. The Sister 10. The...

A weekend in the british countryside – Bourton on the Water

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my difficulties in planning to travel. I wanted to go on a 'Country Side Adventure' with a friend of mine and had to leave most of the planning to her as it is really hard for me to decide on a Hotel or even Town before being there....

Broadway Market – London

In my last blog post I mentioned how much I love the Markets in London. Today I went to Broadway Market, it was amazing. The perfect time to go to the Market is when you are hungry. I went for an early lunch (some might call it brunch) after having a nice and lazy...

8 reasons why you should move to London

Almost a year ago I moved from a small town south of Hamburg to London. Since then I get that: 'Why London?' question quite a lot. That's why I decided to make a list: 1. The Markets What? Markets? There are loads of pretty markets in other cities, why would this be...

How to communicate colourful

Communication is everywhere. Me writing this blog post is a form of communication, the guy smiling at you in the train is communication and your boss telling you off is communication. What all these situations have in common is the fact that some kind of information...

7 reasons why Longboarding is awesome

I have a hobby. People who know me will agree that I am very good in starting new hobbies, not so good in following through and actually getting good at them. Longboarding is one of them. But at least it is one that I still call my hobby as I still do it once in a...

How time is the limit and the answer

I just watched the movie 'Lucy', Scarlett Johansson latest release. Even though it was slightly too 'scifiy' for my taste and especially the end was crap, parts of the movie really got me thinking. One message of the film, as I understood it, was that the only thing...

My favourite place

After I finished work today (yes I worked on a Sunday) I went to my favourite Sunday-place in London: Brick Lane. I just love the atmosphere, the people and the food. I live walking distance from the market and ever since I moved here I love to go to the market...

How to plan travelling

There are a billion different ways to plan your holidays. You can book a year in advance or go last-minute you might want to travel all-inclusive or plan nothing in advance. Which way to choose is really up to everyone individually. Unless you travel with someone...

Birthdays…

I think there is a certain age for everyone when Birthdays stop being only amazingly awesome and start being also creepy (for some more than for others) in a 'my life is coming to an end' kind of way. I know I might be a bit over dramatic in that way, but for me that...

Have you met…

... Jenn? Yeah, hi, this is me, again, this worked out very well, the whole plan to post regularly... Yes I did write a lot the past couple of months, put I never hit that mean little button that says 'Publish'. There we go, the old self-critical Jenn is back, being...

This is it…

... at least this is the plan. Since a couple of years, really ever since 'everybody' had a blog I wanted to have one too. I started a few already as well, but it just never seemed to be the right time or place or whatever for me to live out my creative writing wish....

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