We have all heard of empty nest syndrome. I have many times and I even make jokes about it when friends talk about their children leaving home. I have never felt any emotions when it comes to this term. Until last week, that is……! My … Continue readingHow to deal with empty nest syndrome?
As a result of my search for a perfect lifestyle I have lived in 4 countries being The Netherlands, Switzerland, UK and Australia. In addition there are Greece and Norway for a couple of months each. Love of exploring I love exploring what life has … Continue readingOn the search for the perfect lifestyle!
It is New Years Day morning, I am awake early and contemplating the local traditions of Bunne. Although we are currently living in this rather small township, we had a decent New Years Eve party. Every year one of the locals invites all people in … Continue readingGetting in with the locals and their traditions!
So much has happened in the last month that I felt I had little time to write a blogpost. I ended my last one with ‘to be continued’ and here we are a month later. We are in the far North of The Netherlands in … Continue readingAre we ready for a little ‘detour’ in The Netherlands?
I am enjoying this vegan food thing and I have amazed myself. Me, the ultimate cheese lover who must have eaten kilos of it during my life time. I have lived in a number of different countries and the majority of those produce excellent cheeses. … Continue readingDid you know that vegan food could be this colourful?
Living in France has opened our eyes a fair bit when it comes to fresh fruit and vegetables and a possible vegan lifestyle. Not only is the food very fresh, the prices are low and buying organic seems to be more the norm than exception. … Continue readingA vegan lifestyle! We are trialling what it takes….
Some years ago we bought a new home in Limoux, France. I spent a fabulous 3 months travelling and researching the South of France and compiled a short list of properties. My husband joined me to inspect them and we ended up buying a house … Continue readingLimoux – first a holiday destination and now our home!
My last two blog posts were a bit of a whinge about things that are currently happening in my life. And you have to know that quite a lot is going on – after all I have just left my ‘home’ of the last 25 … Continue readingAfter we settle in to a new place, we tend to stop exploring? I wonder why…
When you move overseas it is pretty normal to expect to lose a bit of motivation and to have moments of doubts, regrets and maybe even anxiety. I am sure I have it all but I have set myself some rules. Rule number one is … Continue readingMotivation can come from an unexpected angle!
After only 2 weeks in the UK I have made some interesting observations. Although I was in London, rather the out skirts, I have not been once into the center of London. I did not feel like it and wanted to spend the time to … Continue readingFirst observations and impressions of a traveler in Europe