16.000km and 365 days

  “When people ask me whether you’re my boyfriend, I can’t say yes, because that would be a lie, but when I say no, it doesn’t feel like I’m telling the truth either.” – me, May 5th 2016   Are anniversaries a big deal to you? They’re a big deal to me right now. Yesterday marked Tod’s […]


16.000km full circle

It’s been roughly a year since I asked Tod whether he would like to travel with me. It’s been roughly a year since we began talking everyday. It’s been roughly a year since we started counting down the eight months we had to wait until we could meet again. I’m thinking about this now, in […]

Chocolate Cover

A spontaneous poem I’m chocolate covered Sugar coated Candy glazed But when you unwrap me Sweet isn’t the taste that stays I’m a bold combination, also bitter or bland On your flavour palette, I don’t know where I stand Some find I’m tasteless Others have said “Rich coming from you” Depending on yourself different  flavours come through It […]


16.000km and the Ninja Mission

A month in Australia flew by in no time. Although the ten days I secretly spent in Perth seemed to drag on forever due to my excitement and anxiety about meeting my boyfriend for the first time in 2,5 years, even those came and went quicker than I would have liked. I spent time there […]


16.000km and Then

In the beginning of our eight month countdown my, at the time not yet, boyfriend and I created a “list for then”. It holds all the things which at some point we thought we would like to do together when we were geographically close to each other. We kept sending it back and forth with […]


Bali feat. Best Friend Power

You know someone is special when you meet them after two years and nothing has changed. They have changed, you have changed, but between you nothing has. The first time it really sank in I was going to see my best friend again, after what had been the longest time spent apart in our six […]


Diving & Komodo

This photo and underwater photos by Laura F. When I travel I divide my journey into legs in my head. They usually relate to time spent in a certain place or with a certain person. This one I spent on the edge of Komodo National Park in a little resort only accessible by boat. Had […]

Lembongan’s Unlikely Events

Sorry about the terrible layout and possible typos, writing this on the iPad. Asia. It’s the warm air that engulfed me upon stepping outside of the airport and that unmistakable smell whcih tell me I’ve returned. It’s not the same as before, especially considering I’m here with my parents for now, but there still is […]