moving


The dwindling concept of ‘home’

My New Year begins with a trip to the train station at 5:30am on the 1st. I board a train, arms laden with bags, ready to relocate. Again. I’m heading for what will be my seventh country. I would not be able to say how many houses, but it must […]


Come from another planet

What if you come from another planet?

Imagine you were born in France, but soon after your birth your family moved to Kenya where you grew up visiting an American school. After graduating from high school in Nairobi, you moved to the USA to study Business. Right now, you are working for an international company in China […]


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 […]