Exploring the World One Page at a Time
Welcome to the explorations of an amateur photographer, professional bookworm, part-time wine enthusiast, and full-time cat mom.
I am originally from the Netherlands and am currently living in Edinburgh. Having lived all kinds of adventures through the books I read, August 2018 I decided to go on my own adventure by moving to Scotland and chasing a career in publishing.
The Current Count
Although this is in no way the definite count of books I’ve read in my life, it offers a realistic insight into the mountain of books I’ve devoured the past few years.
Latest Blog Posts
If you know me at all, you know that I'm all for fairytale retellings, and The Shadow Queen was all that a fairytale should be! A fantasy story with magic and dragons. You can sign me up for that anytime. I think what I loved most about The Shadow Queen was that while...
It has been more than a year since I walked the Camino. More than a year since I walked 775k for one whole month through hellish summer weather. Most friends call me insane for walking 775 kilometers in 30 days in full summer. I call it chasing your dreams and...
.As some of you, who follow me on Instagram, might know, I have been rereading the entire Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini. For those of you unfamiliar with the series, I feel the need to point out that these books are HUGE. Eragon, the first installment, is a...
The Edinburgh Walking Guide
One of my absolute favourite characteristics of Edinburgh is that there are a plethora of walks to enjoy. Since it has now been five months since that I moved here, I thought it would be nice to share my favorite places to escape the city for a bit. Armed with a home-brewed cup of coffee, I prepared a list of beautiful and relaxing places to walk in Edinburgh or around the Edinburgh area.
I am an amateur photographer and whenever I travel somewhere, whether just in Edinburgh or another country or city, I usually bring my camera with me. These are some of the most recent photographs I took.