Zero-Waste bathroom: DIY washable eye pads!

In Sustainability,, Zero-Waste Bathroom

During my search to zero-waste/plastic free bathroom products, I’m still astonished by the fact how easy some things are replaceable or changeable. For example, I already changed to a bamboo toothbrush and I’m no longer using shampoo bottles. So it’s about time for the next step: washable eye pads! Disposable eye pads are super cheap, so no one will replace them for…

Tel Aviv on a budget

In Israel and Palestina

Israel, a country that has so much to offer, except something for budget travelers. At least, that’s what a lot of people told us. My brother and I traveled around in this promised land and tried to do everything as cheap as possible. Wanna know how to survive Tel Aviv on a budget? Read it here.  Where to stay We…

Experiece the invisible: The Invisible Exhibtion, Budapest

In Hungary

I don’t see a thing and I feel around in the dark until I find Valentijn’s hand. Funny how familiar a hand is in such a situation. Our guide has already moved on a bit and we follow her voice: “Here is a door post and a small threshold”. With one hand groping in the dark and one hand clamped in Valentijn’s…

Vegetarian (vegan) food in Berlin

In Germany

Last week, I had my first trip as a vegetarian and I sure did look differently at a restaurant’s menu. Luckily, it was very easy to find vegetarian food in the center of Berlin, and I was surprised by the number of vegan options. In this blog, I’ll tell you in which cool restaurants I had delicious vegetarian food and in…

2016: A Year of Travel, Study and Writing

In Dagboek, Personal

The last day of the year, the last post of the year. 2016, you were great! Throughout the whole year you could have read what I was up to, but in this post, I will sum it all up fo you. In case you missed something.  We are the Earth: Traveling Although I made considerably fewer trips than in 2015, I look…

Nominated for the Liebster Award!

In Personal

We are the Earth is nominated for the Liebster Award! I have been nominated before, but that was before I started blogging in English too. So that post is only available in Dutch (read it here if you can :P). Now I have been nominated again and I would love to answer some question so that my English readers can…

Zero-Waste Bathroom: Brushing teeth

In Sustainability,, Zero-Waste Bathroom

So awesome that so many people read the first post of the Zero-Waste bathroom series! In case you have missed it, click here to find out how you can reduce your waste while showering! Another thing many people produces waste with that we can easily reduce is brushing teeth. In this post, I’ll tell you more about that. Again a…

3x on the road: I’m going to..

In Personal

It has been a couple of months since my last trip and although I definitely didn’t sit still, there is not much travel related stuff to read here lately. Time for a few new trips! I’ll end the year well during a city trip and I’ll start the year just as good with another! In the end of January, I…