The “impossible” made possible…

Eight months, two weeks, 5 days, 11 hours and 44 minutes seems like a lot of time, doesn’t it? As a matter of fact, it most definitely is not. They say time flies when you are having fun, I can confirm that. Well, first of all, I did not expect to be spending my gap... Continue Reading →

It was just like any other 200 meter race I had swum before:

When I thought about my first year out of school, I would never have thought that it would be just like something I had done hundreds of times over and over again: swimming a 200-meter race. See, days before the race you have got to start preparing yourself mentally and physically: packing your bag, eating... Continue Reading →

One Hell of a Ride

Picture yourself standing in front of that huge sign on your first day “HIGH SCHOOL”. Now imagine telling that little girl that once you get through this, you’ll be making your way through Europe. Tell that little girl that you’re going to send yourself to a country, knowing no more than 1 other person, and... Continue Reading →

Avonture op Avonture

Dit is so ongelooflik om uit jou gemak zone te klim en die lewe te ervaar deur ander kulture. Die verskeie mense wat jy langs die pad ontmoet maak dit net soveel meer opwindend en interessant.  My avonture buite SA begin die dag toe ek my voete in die vliegtuig sit en die eerste Nederlander... Continue Reading →

“The Real Experience”

Die geluid van fietse, voetstappe en voëls verwelkom my elke oggend in die middestad van Amsterdam langs die besige, maar asemrowende Amstelkanaal. Ek is amper halfpad deur die jaar van avontuur en groei. 'n Mens gryp elke dag aan sonder die wete wat gaan gebeur. Ek gaan julle bietjie meer vertel van die "pro's" en... Continue Reading →

Waar kom ek vandaan?

Dis reg, jy het goed gehoor. Die Kaap van Goeie Hoop. En wie sou nou kon raai dat ek meer van my eie land sou leer in Nederland… Ek bly in Haarlem, in die Koningkryk buurt, so 20 min se trein ry van Amsterdam af. Gelukkig vir my was die winter verby en lente het... Continue Reading →

TRAVEL TO TWO CITIES FOR €25!

Hi, I am Simoné. Nice to meet you! I moved to Amsterdam 5 months ago to be an Au Pair. Living in Amsterdam has been such an amazing opportunity to emerge into different cultures and experience everyone’s acceptance of one another The Netherlands has a great functioning transport system which makes it very accessible for... Continue Reading →

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