experiences


Where Are You A Local?

For anyone who has asked somebody the question “where are you from?” and was met with words like ‘but’, or ‘however’ mixed in with the answer –  this week’s TED Talk helps explain what that means. I am familiar with the awkwardness that can ensue when someone asks me where […]


Netherlands

Why do we have the urge to go “out there”?

I moved. To a different country. Not because I had to, or I was forced to, but because I could and I wanted to. I moved to the Netherlands to start studying again. When I first considered studying abroad, I was just playing with the thought of moving again. At […]