stories

The Shaping of a Global Identity

March 09, 2021
I often refer to the well known saying of Charles Darwin “It’s not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” These wise words resonate profoundly not only with me but also…
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My Paradise Called Rotterdam

September 05, 2020
There are places that I have never thought of visiting, even less to be able to call it home; this is until I found my paradise, which is called Rotterdam. How did I end up here?! Easy answer: it was all about love and the feeling I had to do more…
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How I ended up living in Utrecht

August 21, 2020
Have you ever had the feeling of wanting to change, leave, explore new places and experiences? Much more if you feel stuck in a small town where being open minded and having ambitions is not that popular. Yes, this is how I felt and why I decided to…
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Where is home for an expat?

June 14, 2020
In my early expat days, I have asked this question from myself almost once a day: Where is home? When conversing with my colleagues and local friends, I used to refer to my rental place as home: I am going home after work to pick up my gym clothes…
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