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How to stop procrastinating now

I had almost made peace with the fact, that, when I decide to do some kind of sports any amount of time a week, I will only stick with it for so long. Usually a week. I accepted that this is just me and that I will make due with the times I manage to actually pull...

I tried facebook ads – here is what happened

I started my business a year ago and it has mostly been going better than expected. But any freelancer will know, there are times when you don't know where to start because there is so much to do and there are times when you start feeling like everything is coming to...

2019 Summer Bucket List

Summer usually runs away way too quickly and leaves me thinking: oh no I still wanted to do XYZ, guess I will have to wait till next year now. So this year I figured I'd make a list of the things I really want to do, to make sure I see a few more of them through. Yay...

Minimalism – 3 things you can do today

I usually don't like to label myself, but I guess when it comes down to it, I might be considered a minimalist. Now for me this doesn't mean only having 100 things in my possession, it means only having in my life what I either need or like. Not more. Whenever I went...

How to travel solo and not feel alone

I love traveling alone. Stepping into a new city for the first time and knowing that I can explore whatever I want, however I want - getting lost, being alone with my thoughts is just one of the greatest things in the world. But also it can be very lonely at times....

Book Review – Stuffocation by James Wallman

The topic of minimalism has become more and more popular in the last few years, everyone loves to "Marie Kondo" their life. I have always enjoyed tidying and sorting out, to have too many things has always been stressing me out, especially since traveling around the...

My Top Money Saving Tipps

When I was younger I loved to think about what my life would look like in 5 or 10 years. Whenever my friends and I spoke about 'being grown up' we thought we'd definitely be there by 30. I mean to be 30 years old - you have to have your shit together right? Well, what...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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"....

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...

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

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. The reason I went to Koh Phi Phi is that...

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

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 of Chiang Mai. We spent the first day strolling around town checking out all the markets and fell...

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 glad I...

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...

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...

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