So far I have spent two academic years studying abroad in Taiwan, and going into my third year I thought I would share some of my top tips on preparing for a semester or year studying abroad. My examples are going to be specific for Taiwan (from a European point of view), but the tips … More 5 Tips For Studying Abroad
As the new school year is apporaching, I thought I would write a post about my experience living in the dormitory of National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan) for all of you who might be moving in next year and are looking for some -hard to find indeed- information. First of all, above is a video … More NCCU (Taiwan) Dorm Experience
As 2017 rolled around, I found myself sitting with my workout journal open, thinking about fitness goals for this upcoming year. I wrote down a few, but felt like something was still missing. Then when we went to the beach with my roomie and I felt a bit self-conscious in a bikini knowing I am … More 2017: Learning to embrace the off-season body
When people ask me what my absolute favourite place is in Taipei, I always know the answer immediately: Bitan. This place is just so breathtaking and I’ve had so many great memories here that I have really become obsessed. Clear, green water, lush green mountain on one side and the sounds of a Chinese temple … More Bitan – dragonboat and hiking
After weeks of constant rain, the sky finally cleared out yesterday, so we could enjoy the beautiful sunshine outdoors. We were both so sick of being stuck in the room that me an my roommate Jasmin decided to go and spend Sunday in Tamsui. Tamsui is at the Northern part of Taipei, where the river … More Day Trip to Tamsui
You need to learn how to turn the disadvantages to benefits and get creative in life. Whether it might be changing up your workouts, or trying to cook for yourself in order to be healthier or changing up your environment to feel more at home at your place. And I really found that if I … More Getting creative
I just really couldn’t wait to finally settle and get back into a routine. I am the kind of person that really needs routine in life – when it feels like everything falls back into place – because that’s when I feel the most energetic and productive, especially fitness wise! Now that has been a … More Staying active – update!
I safely arrived to Taiwan on Tuesday and so far I am having a great time! It really feels like coming home with all my friends here welcoming me, I could hardly be happier:) (Okay, if he’d be here too, then I’d really feel like in Paradise.) I haven’t really done touristy things yet, I’m … More First week in Taiwan + vlog
In two weeks, my life is going to go through a great change by me moving back to Taiwan – and I wanted to give you guys a head’s up on what you can expect from me in the upcoming months. Fitness Since fitness is my passion and part of my daily routine I will … More What’s coming next?
“If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.” Disclaimer: this is a quite long and wordy post, more personal and serious, just me thinking out loud about life, goals, failure and future – so it is a bit different from my usually picture-filled fitness related posts. Failure. It can be just a little … More Dreams, plans, reality