High school year America: I wish I had known these 10 things before leaving

”My high school year in the United States wasn’t exactly what I expected.” When I tell people about my experience in America, I get a lot of surprised reactions. An exchange year should be amazing and doesn’t it have an positive impact on the rest of your life? Yes, my…

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Coronavirus in Paris, this is how I experience living in the city

Paris is considered as one of the red zones in France when you look at the coronavirus. The Dutch government tells people from the Netherlands to only visit the city for a necessary visit. When you come back, you are advised to stay in quarantaine for 10 days. The French…

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Never too old to learn something new: my 86-years old grandpa is learning how to cook

”You’re never too old to learn something new.” A quote that I have heard several times during my life. Sometimes I have to tell it to myself, because even though I am only 24 years old, sometimes I do feel really old. There are moments that I am taken over…

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Update | I’ve graduated and left for France

It’s been quiet on my blog for a while, because I have been busy finishing up college. And lets be honest, during the intelligent lockdown I did not have a lot of inspiration to write. I’ve spent my time between the four walls of my parents house and because of…

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For grandpa

Every day the RIVM shares the number of people that died within the past 24 hours from corona. More than one hundred people per day, in the Netherlands, lost the fight against this horrible virus. Every day I do realize that there is a life behind every number. Todays numbers…

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