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I write about all the random and less random things that come to my mind. Ramblings, long and short, on identity, culture, arts, travel and more.

Tourists with Chinese characteristics: bashful backpackers

Although we are in a worldwide pandemic, holidays are not something to be missed. The national holiday in China just passed and I looked with envy at all the traveling going on in the country. It also reminded me of the different kinds of Chinese travelers I would have encountered. Who?Millennials, Generation Zs, youngsters who […]

Just wait and see, and then I did not

A funny little thing as I grow older, is that my concept of time feels somewhat warped. Either things are going really slow or really fast, there seems to be no inbetween anymore. I either feel like I am 11 or 88. Becoming 30 is weird. Of course when you are not 30, right up […]

More small things I miss about China

Nostalgia only gets worse the further you get from when things took place. Granted, it has only been half a year since I moved back to the Netherlands. It is probably a mix of being afraid I am stuck somewhere I tried to escape and being asked about China a lot (I am an expert […]

The 8 different stages of moving

So this has been the sixth time I moved. There were some special circumstances, like the extreme heat during the actual move (not advised to do these activities when it is 36 degrees), but otherwise it was business as usual. Phase 1: Fantasies about possible futures It all starts with a dream. Either out of […]

So please help me God

Okay, I am not religious, but a couple of days ago I had an experience which could have easily turned me to God. I know I live in a bubble, most of us do. We hang out with people we like, who think like we do, because otherwise we would not be able to spend […]

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I’m a millennial, internationally minded and somewhat motivated blogger who has lots of thoughts to write down.